Two prisoners flee from Linden outpost

Michael Taylor

Police have launched a hunt for two prisoners who escaped from the lock-ups at Wisroc Police Outpost, Linden at 9 am yesterday.

The two prisoners, Nigel Kissoon and Michael Taylor, were on remand and were awaiting a court appearance yesterday at the Christianburg Magistrate's Court. Police said that the facts and circumstances pertaining to the escape are not clear. "However, competent investigators from Georgetown have been dispatched to the Division to conduct investigations," the Police release said.

Kissoon is 33 years old, six feet tall, brown in complexion, with black hair, brown eyes and of mixed race. He is slim in build with a scar on the chest. He has no fixed place of abode and he has been charged with robbery under arms, wrongful restraint for ransom and rape and buggery. Taylor is 29 years old, six feet, three inches tall, dark in complexion, with black hair and with brown eyes.

He is of Afro-Guyanese descent, stout in build and of 126 One Mile, Wismar. His alleged offences are robbery under arms, wrongful restraint for ransom and rape and buggery.

Nigel Kissoon

The police say that anyone with information which may help in the arrest of the fugitives is asked to contact the Police on the following numbers: 226 1333, 225 2722, 440 2222, 444 3512, 444 3274, 444 3351 or any police station.