Convicted burglar found after absconding from Derbyshire prison two months ago

A convicted burglar who absconded from a Derbyshire prison has been found following a two-month manhunt.

Thursday, 28th April 2022, 12:10 pm

Connor Joseph McCarthy left the open HMP Sudbury, in the Derbyshire Dales, on Tuesday, February 22.

Derbyshire Constabulary had warned the public not the approach the 26-year-old as they launched an appeal to find him.

Read More

Read More
Police probe arson attacks in Chesterfield park

Sign up to our daily newsletter

McCarthy has now been found by police

But, the force confirmed yesterday (Wednesday, April 27) that McCarthy has been located by officers from the Metropolitan Police.

He is serving time after being convicted at Kingston upon Thames Crown Court, South West London, in 2020.

Support your Derbyshire Times by becoming a digital subscriber. You will see 70 per cent fewer ads on stories, meaning faster load times and an overall enhanced user experience. Click here to subscribe.