Police are working with colleagues in the Northern Ireland Prison Service to locate a prisoner who is currently unlawfully at large.
56 year old John Clifford was permitted to attend an appointment but failed to return yesterday evening. John Clifford was allowed out on day release from Burren House on the Crumlin Road.
Inspector Paul Noble said, “We have initiated enquiries to locate John Clifford. He is described as being 1.75m tall with green eyes and fair hair. He is of medium build with a fresh complexion. When last seen he was wearing a black beanie style hat, heavy black coat, grey trousers and black dress shoes. He was last seen using a distinctive three-wheel mobility scooter bearing the registration plate EXZ4974.
“Members of the public or anyone with information about his whereabouts should contact us immediately on 101.”
A spokesperson for the Northern Ireland Prison Service said: “The Prison Service is investigating the circumstances surrounding the abscondment of John Clifford. At this time we are focused on returning him to custody and we would ask anyone with information to contact the PSNI immediately.”
More details can be found at: https://www.justice-ni.gov.uk/unlawfully-at-large/john-clifford