Urgent Appeal Issued For On-The-Run Prisoner

Police have issued an appeal for help in tracing the whereabouts of William Robert Martin, who has failed to return to Maghaberry.

It is understood that the 48-year-old, a life-sentence prisoner, failed to return to the prison after a period of "pre-release testing".

The NI Prison Service describe him as 1.73m tall with brown eyes and grey hair.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the PSNI on 101 immediately.
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They also released a list of distinguishing marks: "Ear - Left, Scar; Eye - Right, Scar, Side of r/eye; Knee - Left, Scar; Finger - Right Thumb, Scar; Arm - Upper Left , Tattoo, Mks; Arm - Lower Right, Tattoo, Skull do or die; Arm - Upper Right, Tattoo, Mks mum; Arm - Upper Left, Tattoo, Mks."

The prison service said: "If you see anyone matching this description please call your nearest police station or contact CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111."

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