Hollesley inmate fails to return

POLICE have launched an appeal after a Hollesley Bay prison inmate failed to return to the unit after a day release on Saturday.Darren Pilcher, 33, who was serving life for murder, was supposed to be back by 7.

POLICE have launched an appeal after a Hollesley Bay prison inmate failed to return to the unit after a day release on Saturday.

Darren Pilcher, 33, who was serving life for murder, was supposed to be back by 7.30pm.

He is described as white, with a fair complexion, brown hair, green eyes and of an average build. He also has a tattoo of a skull and dagger on his right arm and a rose, dagger and 'mum' on his left arm.

Police are advising anyone spotting Pilcher, who has connections to Essex, not to approach him but to alert officers immediately by calling 999.


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Anyone who may have seen Pilcher, or who has information about his whereabouts, should call Suffolk police on 01473 613500.

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