Killer on the loose in Derbyshire as trio abscond from prison

A trio of criminals have absconded from HMP Sudbury – one of whom is a man convicted of manslaughter.

Officers from Derbyshire Police have issued a warning after the three men left the prison on Saturday (December 5).

They have also released pictures of all three men with a description and are urging the public not to approach them.

The first of the absconders is Lewis Daniel Thornton, 29, who was convicted of manslaughter at Wolverhampton Crown Court in 2016.

Lewis Daniel Thornton
Lewis Daniel Thornton
(Image: Derbyshire Constabulary)

He is white, 6ft 2in tall and has blue eyes, brown hair and is of thin build.

On his right wrist, Thornton has a ‘RIP Cobra’ tattoo, with ‘Angel’ tattooed on his left arm.

Thornton has links to the Wolverhampton and Walsall areas and the public should not approach him.

Daniel Gerald Ferris is another of the absconders.

Daniel Gerald Ferris
Daniel Gerald Ferris
(Image: Derbyshire Constabulary)

The 30-year-old was convicted at Birmingham Crown Court of robbery in 2018.

Ferris is white, with blue eyes, brown hair and is of medium build.

Ferris has links to the Birmingham area and the public should not approach him.

The final absconder is Rory Allen.

Rory Allen
Rory Allen
(Image: Derbyshire Constabulary)

The 33-year-old was convicted of being concerned in the supply of cocaine and heroin at Worcester Crown Court in 2018.

Allen is black, 6ft 2in tall and has brown eyes, black hair, a black moustache and is of thin build.

Allen has ‘Tug’ tattooed on his right arm and has links to the Birmingham, Walsall and Wolverhampton areas. He should not be approached by members of the public.

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Anyone who sees, or knows where any of the men are, is asked to call Derbyshire police immediately on 101, quoting reference 906 of December 5.

People can also contact Crimestoppers, which is an anonymous service on 0800 555 111.

Courtesy of Derbyshire Live – Derby News