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Murderer from Ribbleton who went on the run is arrested

Posted on - 12th May, 2019 - 7:48pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston News, Ribbleton
Thomas Parkinson absconded from HMP Kirkham
Thomas Parkinson absconded from HMP Kirkham

A convicted murderer who went on the run has been found.

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Thomas Parkinson absconded from HMP Kirkham on Wednesday 24 April.

The 27-year-old, originally from Ribbleton, was jailed in April 2007 for murder.

Police only issued the appeal to find him a week on from him going missing.

Lancashire Police confirmed during Sunday (12 May) evening Parkinson had been arrested and detained by Merseyside Police in Southport.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: “Many thanks to them and all who shared our appeal.”

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