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FULL REPORT: 'Armed' prisoner still on the run

The manhunt is continuing to find a violent prisoner who escaped while being treated at Salisbury District Hospital on Tuesday.

Police fear 30 year old Michal Kisiel has a razor blade and are urging the public not to approach him.

Kisiel overpowered the prison guards who were escorting him and escaped at around 7pm.

Mel Bloor was live outside the hospital this evening with the latest on the search for this 'dangerous' prisoner.

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Dangerous prisoner's escape was 'pre-planned'

Credit: Wiltshire Police

Police in Salisbury believe 30 year old Michal Kisiel's escape from prison was pre-planned.

He escaped from guards at Salisbury District Hospital around 7pm yesterday while being treated for a head wound.

Extensive searches were carried out last night with police dogs, a helicopter and drones.

Police are exploring a number of leads, including looking at transport routes out of Salisbury.

House to house enquiries are being conducted in the area surrounding the hospital.

Anyone with any information on the location of Kisiel is urged to come forward.

CID in Salisbury have taken over the investigation and we are working closely with the Ministry of Justice and local policing teams."

– Mark Kent, Detective Inspector, Salisbury CID

Public safety is our priority and we are doing everything we can to find this man. Extra hi visibility reassurance patrols will be ongoing in the local area. We will keep the community updated but if anyone has concerns I would encourage them to speak to their local Community Policing Team officers via 101."

– Pete Sparrow, Inspector

'Armed and dangerous' prisoner on the run after escaping from hospital

Kisiel escaped from hospital at 7pm this evening Credit: Wiltshire Police

Police in Salisbury are hunting a dangerous prisoner who escaped from guards while being treated at Salisbury District Hospital.

Michal Kisiel also known as Michal Kisier, aged 30, was being treated for a head wound when he managed to escape at around 7pm this evening.

He is described as white, 5’6 tall with blonde hair and of medium build with tattoos on his neck. He was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms and a black t-shirt with blue trainers.

He is believed to have a razor blade in his possession and is considered dangerous. The public are advised not to approach him for their own safety.

Anyone who sees a man matching the description is asked to call 999 immediately.

Police officers with dogs are searching the area and the helicopter has been deployed.

My officers are doing everything they can to find Kisiel and we will keep the community updated. We ask that the public are vigilant and call us on 999 with any sightings but it is important that you do not approach him.”

– Martyn Sweet, Inspector

Police search for man wanted for recall to prison

Police are searching for 29-year old Ryan Brown from Crawley, who is wanted for recall to prison.

Brown had been released from prison on licence on 9th March.

Ryan Brown wanted for recall to prison Credit: Sussex Police

Ryan Brown was part of the way through an eighteen month sentence for actual bodily harm.

He has failed to comply with his conditions of his licence and the probation service now enquire him to be recalled to prison.

He is thought to be in the Crawley area.

Members of the public are advised not to approach Brown but contact police.

Man jailed for trying to smuggle phones into prison

Isaac Donovan was jailed for trying to smuggle mobile phones into a Dorset prison Credit: Dorset Police

A man who tried to smuggle mobile phones into a Dorset prison has been jailed for six months. Isaac Donovan, 28, from Hackney in London pleaded guilty to trying to bring two micro mobile phones into Guys Marsh Prison in Shaftesbury when visiting one of the prisoners.

He had tried to conceal the devices but they were discovered by prison officers during a routine search. Donovan was arrested by police shortly afterwards at the prison and charged with the offence the following day.

“I welcome this sentence as it demonstrates the robust treatment that these kinds of offences will lead to. The rapid outcome of this particular case is due to a sound collaborative approach between Dorset Police and the Prison Service.”

– Detective Constable Siobhan Lovering, Western CID

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Have you seen these men? Wanted by Sussex Police

Men wanted by Sussex Police Credit: Sussex Police

Sussex Police are trying to find three men, thought to be in the Hastings area, for breaching the terms of their licence on release from prison.

Lloyd Emmanuel Francis, 24 and from Hastings, had been jailed for five months for battery and assaulting police but was let out in July.

He is described as mixed race, 6ft tall, of muscular build with dark brown afro style hair.

Noah Michael Hayworth-Cooper, 20, from St Leonards was originally sentenced to 18 months for aggravated vehicle taking.

He is described as white, 5ft 10ins tall, of slim build with short straight blond hair. He sometimes has a goatee beard.

Damien Richard O'Prey, 24, also was originally sentenced to two years and 10 months for GBH. He is white, 6ft 2ins tall, muscular and has brown hair.

Anyone spotting any of the men should call 999.

Prisoner tells inquest inmate was 'bullied' prior to death

A serving Kent prisoner has told an inquest jury that a fellow inmate, who was later found dead, had been 'bullied' and stabbed in the neck with a fork by another prisoner.

Sarah Saunders has been at the inquest into the death of Johnny Baker-Heffernan at Archbishops Palace in Maidstone:

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Inquest hears prisoner not suicidal before his death

A prison officer has told an inquest jury that an inmate had not shown any signs of self-harm or suicide, before he was discovered dead. He was giving evidence at a hearing into the death of Johnny Baker-Heffernan, whose body was found in his cell at Swaleside Prison on the Isle of Sheppey. Watch Tom Savvides' report.

Woman jailed for conning people about sick children

A woman has been jailed after conning people out of more than £2,000 by making up false stories about sick and dead children. Kati Ringer, 19, received donations from kind-hearted donors who believed stories she posted on social networking websites.These included claims that she needed special equipment for her premature baby and that she needed money for her dead daughter's funeral. However, Ringer, formerly of Shoeburyness, did not have any children.

Con woman jailed Credit: Essex Police

She took photos from another person's Facebook page and the internet and pretended they were her children. She also took photographs from other people's Facebook pages, defaced them and posted them on Blackberry Messenger. She was sentenced at Basildon Crown Court to nine months in jail for 14 charges of fraud and two years imprisonment for one charge of threats to commit arson, to run consecutively. She also received three months imprisonment, to run concurrently, for eight charges of harassment and malicious telecommunications offences. Ringer admitted the offences at an earlier hearing in November.

Katie Ringer acted in a cold and calculated way by abusing the kind generosity of many people who thought they were helping someone who had suffered the loss of a child or had a seriously ill child. She obtained significant financial gain from the kind hearted. She also obtained pictures from the internet of loved ones, mainly babies and small children, from people she knew. She then defaced them, adding vile comments and disgusting drawings, and re-posted them for all to see, causing devastation among the community. At no stage has she shown any remorse or responsibility for her actions.

– PC Sharon Blaxland
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