A violent armed robber known as the "Skull Cracker" is believed to have travelled to London by train after absconding from an open prison.
Released on a temporary licence from HMP Standford Hill open prison on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent, on Saturday, Michael Wheatley, 55, is thought to have boarded the 9.20am high speed train from Sittingbourne, which was heading to Stratford International station, Kent Police said.
A specialist team of officers, headed by detective chief inspector Ann Lisseman, have pieced together a timeline of his movements since his disappearance and a 999 call was made to police when Wheatley failed to return to the prison at 6pm.
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