Jailed gunman on the run from Kirkham Prison caught

A jailed gunman who went on the run from Kirkham Prison last month has been caught.

Wednesday, 19th December 2018, 11:58 am
Updated Wednesday, 19th December 2018, 1:03 pm
Wesley Seddon

Wesley Seddon, 30, formerly of Paley Close, Liverpool, was given an indefinite jail term in 2007 for possessing a firearm with intent and ordered to serve a minimum of five years behind bars. He was on life licence on release and had been recalled to prison after breaching the terms.

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He absconded from HMP Kirkham on November 27, prompting a police appeal.

He was arrested on December 12 in the Merseyside area.

A police spokesman said: "Thank you to those people who shared our earlier appeal."