A South Korean prisoner escaped from Abuyog Sub-Provincial Jail in Barangay Loyonsawang, Abuyog, Leyte on November 16.

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The Korean, Gim Sihun, whose last residence was in an area of Taguig City, was last seen in the prison kitchen around 3 a.m. on November 16.

The 28-year-old Korean also known as Kim Sihon was entrusted within the facility.

Gim was discovered missing after a head count was conducted by the on-duty prison guard around six in the morning.

The jail immediately notified the Abuyog Municipal Police Station, and a widespread search was implemented by the police and the Abuyog Sub-Provincial Jail.

Any information related to the escaped prisoner can be reported to the Abuyog Police Hotline at 09885986480, 09171787201, or 09051003621.