Police search for missing prisoners
POLICE are renewing appeals for information after two Hollesley Bay prisoners absconded earlier this month.David Slack, 36, who was serving more than nine years for robbery, and James Purcell, who was serving more than five years for robbery, were last seen at 12pm on June 3.
POLICE are today renewing appeals for information after two Hollesley Bay prisoners absconded earlier this month.
David Slack, 36, who was serving more than nine years for robbery, and James Purcell, who was serving more than five years for robbery, were last seen at noon on June 3.
They were discovered missing at 5pm on the same day.
It is thought Slack and Purcell could still be in the Ipswich area and police are asking anyone who spots them, or anyone with information about their current whereabouts, to get in touch.
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Slack is described as white, with a fair complexion, 5ft 10in, with brown hair and blue eyes. He has a scar on the side of his neck and a Bob Dylan tattoo on his shoulder.
He has connections to the Hull area of east Yorkshire and Toxleth, Liverpool.
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Purcell is described as white with a fair complexion, 5ft 11in, stocky, with brown hair and brown eyes.
He has a scar on his right hand and has connections to the Edgware area of London.
Police are advising anyone who sees them to alert officers immediately using 999 and not to approach them.
Anyone who has seen them or has information about where they are now, is asked to call Suffolk police on 01473 613500.