Public warned not to approach murderer on the run

Police are warning members of the public to be on their guard after a convicted murderer went on the run from prison in Lancashire.

44 year old Brian Lynch disappeared on Thursday afternoon during a day release visit to Preston.

He was serving a life sentence at Kirkham Prison.

Lynch was convicted of killing Chi Yeung Yip in Manchester in 1988.

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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.