Appeal to trace HMP Sudbury absconders

Alert message sent 10/02/2021 14:51:00

Information sent on behalf of Derbyshire Constabulary

Officers are attempting to trace two men who have absconded from Sudbury open prison.

Mitchell Humphries, 21, absconded on Sunday 7 February and was last seen at around 3pm.

He is described as white, around 5ft 5ins tall and of slim build, with brown eyes and brown hair.

Simon Murphy, 31, was last seen at HMP Sudbury on Wednesday 10 February.

He is described as white, 5ft 7ins tall, with blue eyes and blonde hair.

Both men were convicted, separately, for burglary at Wolverhampton Crown Court in 2019.

They also both have links to the West Midlands.

If you have seen either of the men or know of their whereabouts contact us quoting reference numbers 21*78237 (for Humphries) or 21*82116 (for Murphy).
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  • Phone – call us on 101.

You can also anonymously contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111 or by visiting
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Katy Law (Police, Support staff, Press Office)

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