Police search for Glen Innes escapee

Police are searching for a man who escaped from a minimum security correctional centre in the New England region of New South Wales last night.

Sometime during the night of Monday 15 May 2017, 33 year-old Richard Norrie, escaped from the Glen Innes Correctional Centre on the Gwydir Highway at Glen Innes

He is believed to have run off from the centre and has not been seen since.

Norrie is described as being of Caucasian appearance, with black hair, medium build, and is 171cm tall. 

If anyone knows of Norrie’s whereabouts, they are urged not to approach him and to contact triple zero immediately. 

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page. Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.