Appeal to locate two escapees, NSW

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate two prisoners who escaped from a minimum-security correctional facility on the state’s Mid North Coast, NSW Police say.

Phillip Sampson, 35, and Kurt Reynolds, 40, escaped from the Aldavilla facility about 10.45am today (Friday 7 September 2018).

The men are believed to be travelling in a stolen black 2005 Toyota Camry Sportivo sedan, with NSW registration plates JM677.

Phillip Sampson has been described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, 181cm tall, of a thin build, with black hair and brown eyes.

Kurt Reynolds has been described as being of Caucasian appearance, 187cm tall, of a large build, with brown eyes, short brown hair and a receding hairline.

Both men were last seen wearing winter green tracksuits, one with white running shoes and the other with black running shoes.

It’s believed they may be headed for the Newcastle, Toronto or Casino areas.

Police are warning members of the public not to approach the men, but instead call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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