Dangerous murderer escapes HMP Leyhill, Do not approach him

Police are this evening hunting an escaped convicted murderer who has absconded from prison.

Albert Edward Stanley aged 63 failed to return to open prison HMP Leyhill in South Gloucestershire after a period of home leave.

He was allowed to return home to Guildford in Surrey.

Police have confirmed Stanley was sentenced to life in prison in 1980 murder.