UPDATE FRIDAY 4.25PM: Police appeal directly to convicted murderer on the run from Boston prison

Stuart Brownhill escaped from North Sea Camp Prison, near Boston, this morning.

Stuart Brownhill escaped from North Sea Camp Prison, near Boston, this morning.

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A convicted murderer currently on the run from a Boston prison has been urged to turn himself in to police.

Supt Paul Timmins, acting Community Policing Superintendent for Boston, East Lindsey and South Holland, has made a direct appeal to Stuart Brownhill (59) whose escape from North Sea Camp Prison, Freiston, was discovered during a 5am roll call this morning.

“I appeal directly to Stuart to get in touch with us,” Supt Timmins said.

“I also ask for anyone who knows where Stuart Brownhill, who is described as 5’ 8” tall, bald and has one green eye and a blue eye, is to call us.

“We repeat our advice not to approach him but to call us on the emergency number 999 if you know where Stuart is.

“Alternatively, please call the non-emergency 101 number with any other information that will help us to find him.”

Brownhill was jailed for life in 1985 for the murder of Lynne Taylor at her home in Oldham, Greater Manchester.

FRIDAY 11.5AM: A 59-year-old man who escaped from North Sea Camp Prison, near Boston, this morning is a convicted murderer, it has emerged.

Stuart Brownhill, who was sentenced to life behind bars in 1985, was reported missing from the prison in Freiston after a prisoner check at 5am today.

Police are asking members of the public not to approach Brownhill but to contact them on 999 immediately.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts can also call 101.

FRIDAY 10.20AM: Manhunt for prisoner who escaped from North Sea Camp

Police are looking for a 59-year-old man who has escaped from North Sea Camp Prison, near Boston, this morning.

Stuart Brownhill is described as 5’8” tall, bald, with a green right eye and a blue left eye.

Brownhill was reported as missing after a prisoner check at 5am today and police believe he may be wearing a brown jacket and black boots.

The public are advised not to approach Brownhill but anyone with information should call 999.

Alternatively, anyone who has seen the prisoner or has any other information as to his whereabouts, should call 101.