Manhunt underway for prisoner who failed to return to Magilligan

 

A manhunt is underway in the North for a prisoner who was temporarily released from Magilligan prison but is now at large.

37 year old William Patterson was serving a sentence for grievous bodily harm, theft, criminal damage and robbery.

He is described as being around five foot nine inches of slim build with brown hair.

The PSNI is appealing to anyone who has information on him to come forward.