Murderer on the run from Suffolk jail

A PRISONER serving a life sentence for murder and attempted murder failed to return to prison after a day's release in Ipswich.John Roff who was serving the final stages of his sentence at Hollesley Bay Prison Open Unit was on a temporary release to the town centre.

A PRISONER serving a life sentence for murder and attempted murder failed to return to prison after a day's release in Ipswich.

John Roff who was serving the final stages of his sentence at Hollesley Bay Prison Open Unit was on a temporary release to the town centre. He failed to return to the unit yesterday evening.

Police are today appealing for help in tracing the 47-year-old.

He is described as 1.82 metres tall and of medium build. He has a fair complexion, black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact Suffolk Police on 01473 613500.