Offender back in jail after large-scale Ipswich police search over licence breach

Police are investigating the incident

Police are investigating the incident

A 26-year-old offender is back in prison after breaching the terms of his licence in Ipswich.

His detention comes after eight police cars with blue lights on were seen In Norwich Road on Monday evening.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk Constabulary said police had gone to an address in Old Norwich Road at around 6pm. Probation officers were concerned the man involved was not going to be back at the location he was staying at by the allotted time.

Police were unable to find him and a search of the town commenced. He was eventually detained in the Civic Drive area at around 9.30pm and returned to prison.