Massey, 64, who was jailed for life in 1975 for murdering a bouncer at an east end club, is said to be a “potentially dangerous” man by the authorities. The public have been warned to stay away from him should they see him.
“At approximately 6.30pm on Wednesday 27 June a prisoner was found to be missing from HMP Pentonville,’ a Prison Service Spokesperson said.
“Police were immediately informed and the matter will be the subject of a thorough investigation.”
It has not yet been revealed how Massey managed to escape the prison.
Please RT Convicted murderer John Massey has escaped from Pentonville prison.Do not approach call 999 immediately. twitter.com/policeuk/statu…
— Police UK(@policeuk) June 28, 2012