Man escapes from custody at Cooma

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man who escaped from custody at a court in the state’s south.

Leigh Campbell, 35, fled from Cooma Local Court about 11.15am today (Wednesday 4 December 2019) and was last seen heading north.

Police believe the man may be driving a grey Ford Territory, registration CN49AB.

Campbell is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 150-160cm tall, of medium build with short brown hair and tattoos on his head, neck and under his right eye.

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

Anyone with information about these incidents is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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