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Appeal to locate wanted man who has absconded from custody - Coleshill

Warwickshire Police is appealing for information after a man absconded from custody this evening (Thursday, 21 February).

At approximately 7.15pm, Kamil Malag, 36, absconded from custody while being transported to HMP Hewell prison.

The incident happened on Lichfield Road in Coleshill, near junction 9 of the M42, by the entrance to Hams Hall.

Malag was being taken from Nottingham Magistrates' court to HMP Hewell.

He is described as white, around 6' tall, of medium build, with receding dark brown hair that is balding on top and brown eyes. He has a gold tooth and two tattoos on his neck, one of which says 'Tanesha'. Malag is believed to be wearing blue jeans, a yellow t-shirt and grey trainers.

Malag has links to Smethwick, Warley and Handsworth.

Detective Sergeant Adam Clifford from Warwickshire Police said: "We are appealing for the public's help to find Kamil Malag, and would urge anyone who has seen him or has any information as to his whereabouts to please get in touch."

Anyone with any information is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting reference 351 of 21 February. Information can also be provided to independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online via

Posted at: 11.30pm, Thursday, 21 February, LK, Corporate Communications

Published 21/02/19