Convicted murderer escapes

A CONVICTED murderer with a tattooed face is on the run after absconding from a Suffolk prison.James William Young, currently serving life for murder at Hollesley Bay open prison, skipped warders due to pick him up in Melton yesterday afternoon .

A CONVICTED murderer with a tattooed face is on the run after absconding from a Suffolk prison.

James William Young, currently serving life for murder at Hollesley Bay open prison, skipped warders due to pick him up in Melton yesterday afternoon .

He had spent the day at a centre in Saxmundham on community service.

The 46-year-old convict is described as 5ft 9ins tall and of slight build. He has brown hair and blue eyes with a pale complexion and a faded blue tattoo on his left cheek.

The escapee, who has tattoos on his hands and body, has known contacts in Bristol and Durham.

Anyone with information should contact Woodbridge police on 01473 383460 or dial 999.