Man hunt under way as convicted burglar escapes prison

Police have launched a man hunt as a convicted burglar absconds a Yorkshire Prison.

Damian Pearson aged 24 has absconded HMP Hatfield which is an open prison in Doncaster.

Pearson is not believed to be dangerous, however members of the public are warned not to approach him.

Pearson is described as white, 6ft 1in slim build. He has links to Doncaster, in particular the Wheatley Park area.

Anyone with information should call police on 101.