A MURDERER is on the run from prison, and he has Hampshire links.

Jeremy Brabrooke absconded from Ford Prison in West Sussex, where he was last seen on Wednesday.

The 56-year-old was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1988 for murder in Bradford, and is known to have links to Hampshire locations Hayling Island and Portsmouth.

Anyone who sees him or knows where he may be is asked to call 999.

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