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Absconder from HMP Sudbury open prison in Derbyshire

posted 17 May 2019, 05:11 by Earl Soham Parish Council   [ updated 17 May 2019, 05:13 ]

The following message is sent on behalf of Derbyshire Police -

Derbyshire Police are attempting to trace Stephen Archer, 48, who absconded from Sudbury open prison on Wednesday 15th May.

Archer was convicted of murder in 1993.

He is described as white, 5ft 10ins tall and of slight build. He has a shaved head, blue eyes and has a cross tattoo on the inside of his right forearm and a dagger tattoo on his left forearm.


Archer is believed to have links to Nottingham, Lancashire, Lincolnshire and Suffolk.

Members of the public are asked not to approach Archer, but to dial 999 immediately if they see him.

If you have recently seen him, or have information about where he may be, please contact us using one of the following non-emergency contact methods.

Please quote reference number 625 of May 15 in any correspondence.

Facebook – send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.                                                                       

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.

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Police Connect Team
17 May 19