A convicted murderer who stabbed a blind man to death has been arrested in Oldham after going on the run from prison.
Arnold Pickering was arrested for being unlawfully at large at an address in Oldham, police said.
The 44-year-old, who was jailed for life in 1991 for killing a man he wrongly thought to be a paedophile, failed to return to HMP Kennet in Merseyside after leaving the Category C jail on day release on Saturday.
Merseyside Police said he was arrested by officers from Greater Manchester Police and is now in custody.
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