Police warn public not to approach pair who escaped from prison

BREAKING NEWS Two men escape Derbyshire prison: Police warn public not to approach pair who were serving accumulative 11-year sentence when they left open facility

  •  Benjamin Pownall and Jack Humphries left the open prison at around 5.15pm

Police have warned the public to not approach two men who escaped from prison = who were serving an accumulative 11-year sentence when they left.

Benjamin Pownall and Jack Humphries left the open prison at around 5.15pm on Wednesday, and police believe the pair escaped in a vehicle.

Pownall, 27 and Humphries, 28,  absconded from HMP Sudbury in Derbyshire and are believed to have travelled into Staffordshire.

Serving a four-year four-month sentence, Pownall was in for robbery, weapons and driving offences.

Humphries had been jailed for seven years and two months for drug offences.

Jack Humphries, 28, is one of the escaped prisoners from HMP Sudbury

Benjamin Pownall, 27, is believed to have escaped with him in a vehicle

Pownall, 27 and Humphries, 28, absconded from HMP Sudbury in Derbyshire (pictured)

Derbyshire Police said: ‘Both have links to the Stoke area and the public are advised not to approach them.

‘Instead anyone who has information about their whereabouts is asked to contact Derbyshire police’.

You can contact Derbyshire Police by using reference 23*751340 over social media, email or phone.

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