Shane Farrington absconded from HMP Thorn Cross in Warrington after last being seen at around 6.45pm on Thursday. Cheshire Constabulary they were c
Shane Farrington absconded from HMP Thorn Cross in Warrington after last being seen at around 6.45pm on Thursday. Cheshire Constabulary they were carrying out “a number of enquiries” in a bid to trace the 39-year-old.
Police said Mr Farrington was last seen wearing a dark top with white writing on the front, blue jeans, black shoes, a dark coat and has a dark rucksack.
He is known to have links within the Peterborough area.
Mr Farrington was further imprisoned after being convicted in 2009 of the manslaughter of a fellow inmate at HMP Peterborough.
In a statement, superintendent Mike Evans said: “We currently have numerous officers carrying out a variety of searches to locate Farrington.
“While our enquiries are ongoing we’re urging anyone who sees Farrington to not approach him but to instead call Cheshire Constabulary immediately on 999 quoting IML 1230000.
“Officers will be maintaining a presence around the prison and in the local area to provide reassurance to the community.
“If you have any concerns please do speak to one of them.”
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