Inmate on the run from Ford Prison - Dial 999 immediately if you see him

A manhunt is underway after an inmate absconded from Ford Prison.

According to Sussex Police, Clayton McCalman left HMP Ford between 5am and midday on Monday (November 2), and his 'direction of travel is unknown'.

The 32-year-old is heavily linked to the London area, police said, and anyone who sees him is asked not to approach him 'but to dial 999 immediately'.

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A police spokesperson added: "If you have any information about where he could be, you can report it online or call 101, quoting serial 0607 of 02/11.

Clayton McCalman left HMP Ford between 5am and midday on Monday (November 2), and his 'direction of travel is unknown'. Photo: Sussex Police

"You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or report it online."

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