Murderer from Ribbleton goes on the run from prison

Posted on - 1st May, 2019 - 4:59pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston News, Ribbleton
Thomas Parkinson absconded from HMP Kirkham
Thomas Parkinson absconded from HMP Kirkham

A man jailed to life in prison has absconded.


Thomas Parkinson was jailed in April 2007 for murder but has not been seen since Wednesday 24 April.

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Parkinson, formerly of Acacia Street, Ribbleton, disappeared from HMP Kirkham.

He is white, 5’7″, slim, with cropped brown hair and green eyes.

Parkinson has links with Warrington, Widnes and Bolton according to police.


The public are advised not to approach him if they see him.

A spokesman for police said: “We would urge anyone with information about Parkinson’s whereabouts to contact us.

“Parkinson could be violent and we would ask anyone who knows where is not to approach him but to call police immediately.

“Furthermore, we would encourage Parkinson, if he sees this appeal, to do the right thing and come forward.”

Anyone with information can call 101 or email quoting log 0364 of April 24.

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