Appeal to locate escapee in Muswellbrook

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a prisoner who escaped from a minimum-security correctional facility in Muswellbrook today, NSW Police say.

About 6am (Wednesday 10 October 2018), officers from Hunter Valley Police District were informed that Robert Grover, 41, had escaped from the facility on St Heliers Road.

He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 170cm tall, with a medium build and brown hair.

It is believed he may be heading to Gunnedah.

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

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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