Police search for escaped prisoner

Police are searching for Sindri þór Stefánsson who escaped from Sognið prison last night. He was in police cistody under investigation for massive theft of computer equipment used to mine virtual currencies. 

He is of athletic build and measures 192 cm, has light brown hair and a short beard. 

Anyone who has seen him or knows of his whereabouts is asked to contact police. 

Update at 16:20: Police have confirmed that the prisoner left Iceland for Sweden this morning. 




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