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August 9, 2022

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Police say they are searching for a man who escaped from a minimum-security correctional facility at Glen Innes.

Selim Sensoy, age 44, was reported missing from the facility on Gwydir Highway, Glen Innes, about 12pm on Saturday (23 May 2020). Police have been told he was last seen at 10am that day.

Officers from New England Police District were notified and commenced inquiries to locate him.

A large-scale search to locate Sensoy is continuing and police are urging anyone with information on his whereabouts to come forward.

He is described as being of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, between 175-185cm tall, with a medium build, brown eyes and grey hair.

He was last seen wearing prison greens; however, it’s not known whether he has since changed clothes.

Sensoy, from Prospect, also has connections on the Mid North Coast and south east Queensland.

Police are warning members of the public not to approach him, but to instead call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.


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