Another prisoner on run from Hollesley

A PRISON inmate is today missing, having absconded from Hollesley Bay open unit said police.Raymond Cove went missing from the unit on Saturday. Cove, who was serving six years for robbery, disappeared between the hours of midday and 5pm.

A PRISON inmate is today missing, having absconded from Hollesley Bay open unit said police.

Raymond Cove went missing from the unit on Saturday.

Cove, who was serving six years for robbery, disappeared between the hours of midday and 5pm.

Hollesley Bay open unit has so far had 21 people abscond this year.

The escape also comes on the heels of the Evening Star's recent revelation that three prisoners nipped out to a nearby Hollesley pub for a drink.

Three inmates were spotted having a drink in the Shepherd and Dog pub on October 27 – to celebrate the fact that one of them was being released the following day.

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Two of them were later disciplined.

Suffolk police are now appealing for information in the attempt to track down Cove.

He is described as 5ft 10in tall, of stocky build, with a fair complexion, brown hair, grey eyes and with numerous tattoos on each arm.

The convict has connections to St Neots, as well as to South Ockenden in Essex and to Hackney in London.

Police have warned the public not to approach the 42-year-old man if they see him – but to dial 999 immediately.

Anyone who may have seen him, or who may have information about where he is now, is asked to contact Suffolk Police on 01473 613500 or their local police station.

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