Friday, January 27, 2012

Manhunt for Escaped Prisoners: TV APPEALS

Police searching for two dangerous criminals on the run after being freed in separate incidents are hoping televised appeals will lead to more information.

Detectives are following up calls received after the escapes of Andrew Farndon and John Anslow were featured on Crimewatch.

Forces nationwide have joined the hunt for Farndon, who made what detectives believe was a planned escape as he arrived at West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds for treatment.

Images taken from CCTV footage show a taxi arriving and then a gunman put his weapon to the head of a female guard who was forced to uncuff the prisoner.

A second image shows the prisoner and his ally running away from the hospital along a path that leads to a car park. Read More