Police hunt convicted killer after day release escape

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.

Paul Maxwell, 49, escaped yesterday while on day release in Rochdale town centre.
Paul Maxwell, 49, escaped yesterday while on day release in Rochdale town centre. Credit: Greater Manchester Police

Police describe Maxwell as white, about 5ft 7in tall, of medium build with short brown hair and blue eyes.

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Police hunt convicted killer after day release escape

Police have urged the public not to approach a convicted killer who escaped while on day release in Rochdale town centre. Paul Maxwell, 49, is described as white, about 5ft 7in tall, of medium build with short brown hair and blue eyes.