Murderer on the run

Police are appealing for information about a prisoner at Kirkham who's absconded while out on day release. Brian Lynch, 44, was put behind bars for life for murder in 1988.

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Police investigate two possible sightings of escapee

Police hunt convicted murderer Brian Lynch Credit: Lancashire Police

Police hunting a convicted murderer who's gone on the run from Kirkham Prison in Lancashire are investigating two potential sightings. 44 year old Brian Lynch disappeared yesterday afternoon in Preston. Officers are looking into possible sightings at the bus station and in Penwortham.

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