An eyewitness said: "I was just about to walk home when I saw the van stop and the men jump out of the van.
"They ran in front of young children being crossed over by the lollipop lady. The prison guards didn't know what was happening, cars were beeping their horns and people were screaming and running towards the van to get the driver's attention.
Prison Service bosses are now trying to establish how the crooks got out of the skylight.
My comment: Here's a clue, you left the bloody skylight open!
Read the full story from the source Manchester Evening News