Police hunt missing prisoner

POLICE are today hunting a man who escaped from a Suffolk prison overnight.

POLICE are today hunting a man who escaped from a Suffolk prison overnight.

Gary James, who was serving a six year sentence for burglary at Hollesley Bay Prison, was reported missing at 12.20am and is believed to have absconded shortly before this time.

The 32-year-old is white, 5ft 6in tall, with a round face and close shaven hair, and was though to be wearing civilian clothing when he disappeared.

He has pierced ears and a smiley face tattoo on his arm.


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A Suffolk Police spokesman said James has connections to the Isle of Sheppey in Kent.

Anyone who spots James should not approach him but should alert police immediately by dialling 999.

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If you have seen him, or have any information about where he is, call Suffolk Police on 01473 613500.

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