Police have confirmed sightings of missing prisoner Daniel Khalife in Chiswick, west London, as they release a new description.
He is said to be wearing a black baseball cap, black t-shirt and dark-coloured clothes on his legs, as well as carrying a small bag or case.
Police said “intensive” searches were under way in Chiswick, about 4.5 miles from HMP Wandsworth, from where Mr Khalife escaped.
The Metropolitan Police released the following statement: “We can confirm that police involved in the search for Daniel Khalife are this morning, 9 September, focusing their efforts in and around the Chiswick area.
“This activity comes after intelligence-led activity and some confirmed sightings in that area overnight, including calls from members of the public.
“Officers remain in the Chiswick area and are planning to carry out further intensive search activity there through the day.
“From reports received, Khalife is believed to be wearing a black baseball cap, black t-shirt and dark-coloured bottoms, and carrying a small bag or case.
“We urge members of the public in that area to remain vigilant and call 999 immediately should they see Khalife, or if they have any information that could assist the search. Whilst we advise members of the public not to approach Khalife if they see him, we still assess that he does not pose a threat to the wider public.”
(Source: Metropolitan Police)