Prisoner with Hartlepool links wanted after absconding

David Magee, 28, who has absconded from Kirklevington Prison.
David Magee, 28, who has absconded from Kirklevington Prison.

A PRISONER wanted for absconding from a prison in North Yorkshire was last seen in Hartlepool.

David Magee, 28, who is serving a sentence for Section 18 wounding with intent, went missing from HMP Kirklevington while on day release yesterday.

He was last seen at a shop on Catcote Road in Hartlepool at arbout 4.05pm and was wearing a blue striped t-shirt, bright blue tracksuit bottoms and trainers.

Officers are appealing for information from the public to help find Magee, who has links to the Hartlepool area.

Anyone who may have seen him or knows of his whereabouts is asked to call Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101.