Convicted killer goes on the run during day release

A convicted killer is on the run after absconding while on day release from jail. Paul Maxwell, 49, disappeared while visiting Rochdale town centre on Friday with prison staff.

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Hunt goes on for escaped murderer Paul Maxwell

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The Detective leading the hunt for Paul Maxwell says they have contacted all his friends and extended family and says they have been co-operative. He says Maxwell only had a small sum of money with him and could be sleeping rough. Maxwell has links to Rochdale, Middleton and West Yorkshire.

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