Friday 23 October, 2020

Prisoner escapes police custody at Kingston Public Hospital

File photo of a section of the Kingston Public Hospital compound.

File photo of a section of the Kingston Public Hospital compound.

The police has launched a manhunt for a prisoner who escaped custody from the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) on Sunday, July 26.

He is 38-year-old Clifton Craig, a labourer of Seven Miles, Bull Bay, St Andrew.

Reports from the Denham Town police are that between the hours of 4 and 4.20 am, while carrying out checks, it was discovered that Craig was missing from the hospital.

He was in custody for wounding with intent, and was at the hospital for medical treatment.

The police are asking anyone with information that can assist in the recapture of Clifton Craig to contact the Denham Town police at 876-948-6443, Crime Stop at 311, the police 119 emergency number, or the nearest police station.

The police have also reminded that it is a criminal offence to harbour fugitives.

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