TWO prisoners have absconded from Leyhill Prison in Falfield.

Police are appealing for information on Daniel Hawkins, 36, and Robert Horan, 29, who were last seen at 4.50pm on April 10.

Hawkins, also known as Danny, was serving an indeterminate sentence for offences of attempted rape and theft, while Horan was serving an indeterminate sentence for offences including sexual assault, robbery and burglary.

Hawkins is is described as white, 6ft 1in, of medium build, with black hair and beard and green eyes.

Horan, meanwhile, is described as white, 5ft 10ins, of medium build, with light hair and green eyes with a West Midlands accent.

Residents are advised by police not to approach either of the pair if they are seen, as they pose a risk to the public, so if anyone spots them, or knows where they are, they are asked to call 999, giving the call handler the reference number 5218076492.