Escaped prisoner in new armed robbery

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A ST Helens man on the run after escaping from prison is suspected of staging a robbery at a Blackpool travel agents.

Detectives believe Lyndon Stein, 49, terrified staff by implying he had a weapon and demanded money during the June 1 raid.

Stein was sentenced to life imprisonment in February 2006 for numerous robbery offences but on April 29 this year he absconded from HMP Springhill.


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