Search for escapee at Townsville

Police are seeking public assistance to locate a 23-year-old man who escaped from a prison farm in Townsville last night.

Bodhi Johnston was last seen around 8.50pm wearing prison green clothing.

Police are conducting searches and carrying out enquiries. These investigations remain on-going.

Johnston is described as Caucasian, approximately 173cm tall and 53kg, with a slim build, fair complexion, blue eyes and brown hair.

He has a number of tattoos including RIP Mum 30/03/59 – 05/09/2013 on his left inner forearm, a Kiwi fern with the word family on his inner right arm. He has Only God can judge me tattooed on his chest, hands holding a pistol on his lower left ribs and love tattooed across his left hand.

He also has a circular scar on his left ankle and a 20cm scar below his right knee.

Anyone who has any information in relation to his current whereabouts is urged to contact police.

Anyone who sights him is asked to immediately call Triple Zero (000) and not to approach him.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24hrs per day.

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