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Urgent appeal over whereabouts of missing prisoner
12:50pm Monday 27th August 2012 in News
POLICE are today still searching for a missing prisoner who failed to return to jail after working in the community.
Members of the public have been warned not to approach Bernard Lee Sharkey, 34, who was last seen at Newham Grange Farm, Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough, at 12.30pm on Thursday, and did not go back to Kirklevington Prison.
He was serving an indeterminate sentence for threats to kill, affray and possession of an offensive weapon.
He is described as 5ft 9in tall, with short cropped brown hair, blue eyes, and of proportionate build.
He has a scar on the left hand side of his top lip and he has a Celtic band tattoo on his upper left arm.
He was last seen wearing a red striped polo shirt and grey jogging bottoms.
Police say he has links with both the Grangetown and Morpeth areas, and are warning members of the public not to approach him but to call 999 immediately if they see him.
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