Police hunt for prisoner on run

Shaun Battye, aged 37,  who has gone missing from prison.
Shaun Battye, aged 37, who has gone missing from prison.
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A PRISONER with relatives in Sheffield, Rotherham and Doncaster is being hunted by police after going on the run.

Shaun Battye, aged 37, was allowed out of MP Rochester in Kent on Monday on a day-release scheme to allow him to work in the community as part of his reintegration into society.

But he failed to return to prison and has not been seen since.

Battye also uses the alias name of Tristan Lea.

He is white, 5ft 9ins tall, with blue eyes and mousy brown hair.

He is of a stocky build and speaks with a Yorkshire accent.

n Anyone with any information on his whereabouts should call Kent Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.