Two prisoners, who absconded from HMP Standford Hill in Eastchurch on Wednesday (2nd January), are being urgently sought by Kent Police.
Anthony Hogan, aged 50 and from South London, is 5ft 7ins tall, medium build with balding hair and Nicky Gale, aged 29 and from Dartford, is slim and bald, with a scar on his left temple and a scar on his left hand. It is not known if they escaped together.
Members of the public are advised not to approach either men but to advise the police of any sightings by phoning 999.
HMP Prison Standford Hill is used for prisoners nearing the end of their sentence.