Police hunting for convicted murderer Lerone Boye have increased the reward on offer to £15,000. The 27-year-old has not been seen since escaping from the John Howard Centre in Kenworthy Road in Homerton on October 16.
Detectives previously offered up to £10,000 for information leading to his arrest. Crimestoppers have now boosted the reward by a further £5,000, available to anyone who provides information directly to them on 0800 555 111.
Detectives have offered a £10,000 reward for information to help track down and arrest a convicted murderer who is on the run. 27-year-old Lerone Boye has not been seen since he escaped from the John Howard Centre in Kenworthy Road in Homerton on October 16.
A £10,000 reward for information to help track down a convicted murderer on the run has been offered by the police.
Lerone Boye, 27, escaped from the mental health unit the John Howard Centre in Kenworthy Road in Homerton, east London on October 16 and has not been seen since.
He stabbed 17-year-old Kelvin Chibueze to death at a birthday party in Ilford in August 2011 and was sentenced to 28 years in prison.
Boye, who has a distinctive horseshoe shape scar on his right cheek and a gold tooth in his upper row of teeth, is a slim, black man, who is 5ft 10ins tall and police said there is "some intelligence to suggest" he may be in the east London area.
People are advised not to approach Boye but to call 999.