Police are seeking the public’s help to locate a 24-year-old man who is wanted after escaping from HMP Channings Wood, Newton Abbot.

Miley Connors is reported to have fled from the prison this morning, April 8, at around 8.50am. Connors is currently serving an eight year sentence for burglary.

Anyone who sees Connors is asked not to approach him and to call 999 immediately.

Police inquires remain ongoing to locate and arrest Connors.

He was last seen wearing a grey sweat shirt and blue jeans or trousers. He is described as a white male, around 5ft 10ins tall and has an Irish accent.

It’s believed that after leaving the prison, Connors fled in a vehicle which contained three other occupants. The vehicle has since been located and recovered by police.

We would like to thank the local Public who assisted prison staff in gaining valuable details of the car quickly and those assisting Connors.

Anyone who sees Connors or knows of his whereabouts is asked not to approach him and to contact police immediately on 999 quoting log 173 of Monday, April 8.