A convicted killer is on the run after removing his tracking anklet while at a hospital in Sydney’s east.
Police say Damien Peters has been on parole since November 2016, after serving time for the killing of Tereaupii “Andre” Akai, 50, and Bevan James Frost, 57. Both men were dismembered in Peters’ bath.
He was jailed in 2002.
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The 50-year-old was last seen about 4.15pm on Sunday at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick.
Police say they were immediately informed and a search for the man commenced.
At around 8.30pm police located the monitoring anklet in Kensington, which had been forcibly removed.
Mr Peters is described as being Caucasian appearance, about 175 to 185cm tall, a muscular build with short brown hair. He has a tattoo on his right upper arm of a snake wrapped around a panther and tribal style tattoos on his upper left upper arm.
Anyone who has information about the whereabouts of Mr Peters is urged not to approach the man and to contact Eastern Beaches Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.