Hunt for absconded prisoner who was jailed for knife-point robbery in Sheffield​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Police are hunting a convicted criminal jailed for robbing a teenager in Sheffield at knife-point after he absconded from prison.

Wednesday, 22nd May 2019, 4:08 pm
Updated Thursday, 23rd May 2019, 10:27 am

Carlos Treazure was jailed in 2015 for the knife-point robbery and has been serving his time at HMP Sudbury.

He was allowed to leave the prison on day-release last Thursday, May 16, to attend his place of work on Rutland Road, in Sheffield.

But the 34-year-old failed to return that evening, when he was had been due to report back by 8.30pm, and police in Derbyshire today appealed for help to find him.

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Treazure is described as 5ft 9ins and of medium build. He has brown eyes, black hair and was last seen with a full beard. He also has a distinctive scar around his left eye.

He is known to have links with Halifax and Manchester, as well as Sheffield.

Members of the public are asked not to approach him but to call Derbyshire Constabulary on 101, or to contact the force via Facebook, Twitter or its website, quoting the reference number 19*250803. Always dial 999 in an emergency.