Urgent: Wanted Samuel Hill jailed for violent offences has escaped

Police have launched an urgent man hunt to find Samuel Hill aged 35 who has  escaped from HMP Kirklevington on Monday, April 17. 

Northumbria Police say he has links in South Tyneside and Teesside they are now carrying out enquiries to locate him. 

He was serving a sentence for conspiracy to commit grievious bodily harm. 

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact Northumbria Police immediately on 999.