Police hunt woman who escaped custody in Sydney

A WOMAN is on the run after escaping police custody in Sydney.

Amy Sharp, 18, was in custody for property offences when she broke out of the Surry Hills Corrective Services Cell Complex around 3pm on Friday 19 August.

The woman was last seen running west on Riley Street. She is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 162cm tall, with light brown hair and of a slim build.


Police said Amy is considered a “low risk to the public”.

Police have urged members of the public not to approach Amy, but to contact triple zero (000) immediately.

Anyone with information on Amy’s whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.