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Police have arrested a convicted murderer who was on the run from prison in Lancashire.
Absconded prisoner Brian Lynch was arrested in the early hours of this morning at an address in Gorton.
A 40-year-old woman has been arrested for harbouring an escaped prisoner and both are currently in police custody in Manchester.
Police are continuing to search for a convicted murderer who is on the run from prison in Lancashire.
Brian Lynch went missing on Thursday during a day release visit to Preston on Thursday and hasn't been seen since.
The 44-year-old was jailed in 1988 for the killing of 21-year-old Chi Yeung Yip in Clayton, Manchester.
Anyone with information should phone 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Police are appealing for information about a prisoner at Kirkham who's absconded whilst out on day release.
Brian Lynch, 44, hasn't been seen heading to Preston City Centre at around 3pm yesterday.
Lynch was sentenced at Manchester Crown Court in 1988 to life in prison for the murder of 21 year old Chi Keung Yip in Clayton Vale in March 1988 and was moved to serve the remainder of his sentence at Kirkham in December 2012.
He is described as five feet tall, of stocky build, with blue eyes, short, cropped ginger hair and is unshaven. He was wearing black trousers, a black jacket and dirty grey suede and leather trainers.