An intensive Police search was underway this afternoon in the Qormi area for a man who escaped from police custody when he escaped from the Qormi Police Station at about 12.50 pm. TVM is informed that at the time of escape the man was in handcuffs.
Despite intensive searching, hours later the man remained on the run. He was wearing a black and red jacket and black trousers.
Later, Police published a picture of the man (top) and identified him as 45-year-old Abdulsalam Ben Hamed who is Libyan.
Anybody sighting this man or having any information is requested to contact Police on phone 21224001 or 119.