Sam Hawkins and Darren McKay were seen on CCTV escaping the open Category D prison at 10.15pm on Monday (October 11). Derbyshire Police. Said.
He was later spotted on the A515 at Ashbourne, one carrying two rickshaws and the other a rickshaw and a towel around his neck.
Mackay, 37, of Harpenden, Linton and Hertfordshire, was convicted in St. Albans Crown Court in 2020 of burglary and driving.
Police said he was about 66 feet 2 inches tall, with deep blue eyes, brown hair and deep tattoos on his arms.
Hawkins, 34, of Bexley Heath, Plumstead and Thames Maid in London, was convicted in 2019 of burglary, theft and driving in Sunrisbrook Crown Court.
He is about 5 feet 7 inches tall, of medium build, and has brown hair and brown eyes.
Police have instructed the public not to approach them.
This year, at least a dozen men have escaped from HMP Sudbury, including about 600 men – most of whom are at the end of their sentences.
More than 1,500 men have escaped from prison since 1996, according to a report. Derbyshire Telegraph..
The newspaper adds that one prisoner escapes every five days at the height of his prison escape.
In a 2018 report, Derbyshire Police Chief Constable Peter Goodman said detainees typically escape “for a variety of reasons.”
He added: “But it’s usually an attempt to escape from prison and avoid justice, rather than a family crisis or some kind of relationship problem.”
Anyone with information on Hawkins and Mackay’s current whereabouts is asked to contact Derbyshire Police using any of the following methods, including reference 1278-111021.