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Police hunt escaped murderer

A man who is serving two life sentences for murder is believed to have escaped from prison in Worcestershire.

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Police issue new image in hunt for escaped child killer

Alan Giles escaped from HMP Hewell last week Credit: West Mercia Police

Police have released a new photograph of an escaped child killer on the run in the West Midlands.

Alan Giles, 56, absconded from HMP Hewell, Redditch, last week.

He was serving two life sentences for the kidnap and murder of Quinton student Kevin Ricketts, 16, in 1995.

West Mercia Police believe Giles is probably in the south Warwickshire or south Worcestershire areas and may be sleeping rough.

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