Police hunt for Hollesley Bay absconder with scar over his right eye

Hollesley Bay open prison from the air

Hollesley Bay open prison from the air - Credit: Mike Page

Police are appealing for help to trace a Hollesley Bay prisoner who has failed to return.

Have you seen this man? David Dalling failed to return to Hollesley Bay on Friday afternoon

Have you seen this man? David Dalling failed to return to Hollesley Bay on Friday afternoon - Credit: Archant

David Dalling, 42, was given leave to go to an address in Lambeth, south London, on Monday and was due to return to the prison by 3.30pm on Friday.

However, he has failed to return to the prison and has been reported missing to police.

Dalling is serving a five year sentence for robbery and burglary. He is described as black, 6ft 1in tall, of slim build, with black short curly hair, a beard and a scar over his right eye.

Anyone who may have seen Dalling, or who has any information regarding his whereabouts, is asked to contact Suffolk Police on 101.