POLICE are hunting a man who escaped prison while serving a two year sentence behind bars for burglary.
Laurence Danaher, 30, fled HMP Sudbury prison in Derbyshire on December 3.
He was serving his sentence at the Category D open prison - designed for those not deemed a flight risk.
Police believe Danaher could be in the Hemel Hempstead or Watford areas.
Anyone who sees him should dial 999 straight away or to pass on information about his whereabouts call Herts Constabulary on 0845 33 00 222.
Police are warning that anyone assisting or harbouring Danaher could be arrested and prosecuted.