Escaped inmate on the run near Bathurst

An inmate who escaped a prison near Bathurst on Friday is being hunted by NSW police.
An inmate who escaped a prison near Bathurst on Friday is being hunted by NSW police.

NSW police are on the hunt for an inmate who escaped a prison near Bathurst on Friday.

Mahmudul Bobbe, aged 33, was last seen running into bushland surrounding the Kirkconnell Correctional Centre about 2pm.

Bobbe is described as being of Indian appearance with a dark brown complexion, thin build of 170cm and 60kg.

He has a shaved head and brown beard, and was wearing a prison-issued green clothing when he escaped the minimum security facility.

Police are urging the public to call triple zero if they spot Bobbe, but stress he must not be approached.

Australian Associated Press