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Police are warning people not to approach a convicted killer who is on the run.
Paul Maxwell absconded in Rochdale while on day release from jail.
He was sentenced to life in 1996 for the murder of an 85 year old man.
A convicted killer is still 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.
He was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1996 for the murder and robbery of 85-year-old Joe Smales in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. This morning police said he has still not been located.
Police have urged the public not to approach a convicted killer who escaped while on day release.
Detective Superintendent Jon Chadwick said although Greater Manchester Police has "no specific intelligence" to say Paul Maxwell is a threat to the public he could "become desperate" if he runs out of money
Greater Manchester Police have appealed for the public's help after a convicted murderer escaped while on day release.
Paul Maxwell, 49, absconded yesterday while with prison staff in Rochdale town centre.
Police describe Maxwell as white, about 5ft 7in tall, of medium build with short brown hair and blue eyes.