4 December 2019

Man escapes police custody in Cooma

| Michael Weaver
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Leigh Matthew Campbell

Police have warned the public not to approach this man, who escaped police custody in Cooma today. Photo: Supplied.

A man escaped police custody in Cooma today and is believed to be headed north.

Police are appealing for public assistance to find Leigh Matthew Campbell, 35, who fled from Cooma Local Court at about 11:15 am today (4 December).

Police believe the man may be driving a grey Ford Territory, registration CN 49 AB.

A police spokesperson said Campbell is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 150-160 cm tall, of medium build with short brown hair and tattoos on his head, neck and under his right eye.

Police are warning members of the public not to approach the man, but to instead call triple-zero (000) immediately.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

Original Article published by Michael Weaver on The RiotACT.

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