Escaped inmate believed to be in stolen car at Glen Innes

An inmate who escaped from a minimum-security correctional facility at Glen Innes yesterday is believed to be travelling in a stolen car.

Selim Sensoy, age 44, was reported missing from the facility on Gwydir Highway, Glen Innes, about 12pm (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.

It’s believed Sensoy may have stolen a red Subaru WRX from a Glen Innes home after his escape. The vehicle, with NSW registration CW21MX, was last seen in the Moree area about midday today (Sunday 24 May 2020).

A large-scale search to locate Sensoy is continuing and police are urging anyone with information about 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 Information is treated in strict confidence.

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