UK fugitive believed to be in Australia

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Wanted Person

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is seeking information on the whereabouts of an international fugitive who UK authorities believe may be in Australia, or has previously visited Perth in Western Australia.

Kevin Parle is a 35-year-old English national, wanted by the Merseyside Police Department in connection with two murders committed in Liverpool, England in 2004 and 2005.

Parle is Caucasian and distinctive in appearance at approximately 195-200cm tall with ginger or red hair and blue eyes. He also has a small scar on the left side of his head.

Parle often goes by the nickname ‘Hemp’ and at one time was suspected to be in Spain where he is currently listed as one of Spain’s most wanted fugitives.

Digitally-altered images of Parle’s current appearance are available on the AFP Facebook page or AFP Media Centre (www.afp.gov.au).

Members of the public should not approach Parle if they believe they have had contact with him, or are aware of his location as he is considered dangerous.

Any information should be provided immediately to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information can be provided anonymously.  

AFP 23.02.16