Police launch manhunt for two prisoners on the run

Two more prisoners have gone on the run from an open prison, Cheshire police have said. The pair are the latest in a string of inmates who have escaped from prisons in recent weeks.

Anthony Peloe (left) and John Arnold (right) have gone missing from a Cheshire prison

Anthony Peloe, 43, who was serving an indeterminate sentence for possessing firearms with intent to cause harm, and John Arnold, 30, a convicted robber, absconded from Thorn Cross open prison in Warrington, Cheshire, on Tuesday morning.

Public should not approach the prisoners, police said. "My advice to any member of the public who sees them is not to approach them, but to immediately ring police on 999," Superintendent Martin Cleworth of Warrington police said.

Two other prisoners, Damien Burns, 39, and Dean Jackson, 27, are missing from the category D Hatfield Prison, the police revealed on Tuesday.

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On-the-run prisoner recaptured

One of two inmates who absconded from an open prison has been found. Anthony Peloe, 43, who was serving an indeterminate sentence for possessing firearms with intent to cause harm, was detained last night and is now in custody, Cheshire Police said.