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
I would urge people to be on their guard and if you see this man, please do not approach him but call police immediately.
While we have no specific intelligence to say Maxwell is a threat to the public, he was convicted of the murder of a 85-year-old man and a robbery - so if he does run out of money and becomes desperate, he may seek to commit further criminal acts.
For that reason, it is important we warn people that Maxwell is still at large and ask that people are particularly vigilant at this time, particularly if you are or know an elderly person.