Hunt on for prisoner who strolled out of court and scarpered before sentencing
Jordan Gilbert walked out of court despite being remanded in custody, police said.
A prisoner is on the run after walking out of a court building before he could be sentenced, police said.
Jordan Gilbert, 24, left Boston Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday afternoon despite having been remanded in custody over a driving offence, Lincolnshire Police said.
Gilbert, of Willoughby Road in Boston, has not been seen since walking out of the legal centre at 2.30pm.
Police said he “had been remanded in custody following a disqualified from driving offence and walked out of the court’s foyer”.
We are trying to track down Jordan Jay Gilbert (24) who has walked out of Boston Magistrates Court. Gilbert, of Willoughby Road Boston, had been remanded in custody following a disqualified from driving offence and walked out of the court's foyer: https://t.co/gl7m6KBuow pic.twitter.com/3CtdTdWfYj— Lincolnshire Police (@lincspolice) January 16, 2018
Superintendent Phil Vickers said: “We anticipate that he will be looking for someone to help him and possibly provide a bed for the night.
“I’d like to make it clear that assisting an offender is in itself an offence and we’d be looking to investigate anyone providing assistance to him.”