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.
A member of staff at a mental health centre in Homerton will appear in court today accused of helping a convicted murderer escape from custody. 27-year-old Lerone Boye was jailed for life in December for stabbing a 17-year-old to death following a birthday party.
Boye was being held at the John Howard Centre in Kenworthy Road, Homerton, east London when he absconded at 2pm on October 16.
Dean Ablakwa from north London, was arrested yesterday and will appear at Thames Magistrates Court charged with conspiracy to assist an offender to escape from lawful custody, Scotland Yard said.
A convicted killer is still on the run from a mental health unit in Hackney after escaping on Wednesday afternoon.
Police have not yet managed to track down 27 year old Lerone Michael Boye who escaped on Wednesday. He was sentenced 28 years in jail last December for the murder of 17-year-old Kelvin Chibueze in Ilford.
If Boye is seen, the Met are advising people not to approach him and call 999 instead.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts can also call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.