Police searching Carlisle area for missing immigrant

Police are searching for a man wanted by the UK Border Agency who escaped while being transported to an immigration removal centre.

He went missing near Carlisle close to the Rosehill Roundabout at junction 43 of the M6 at about 1500 BST.

He is described as being of Iraqi descent, around 6ft (1.80m) tall, slim build, wearing a T-shirt and jeans, with dark hair and a goatee beard.

Police are warning the public to not approach the man if they see him.

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