Search on for inmate who did not return

A 33-year-old man who failed to return to Hollesley Bay open unit is being sought by police today.Linval Colin Thomas, who was serving a three and a half year sentence for burglary was due to return from home leave at 3pm yesterday but did not report back.

A 33-year-old man who failed to return to Hollesley Bay open unit is being sought by police today.

Linval Colin Thomas, who was serving a three and a half year sentence for burglary was due to return from home leave at 3pm yesterday but did not report back.

His home address is in Barking, Essex and he also has connections to the Erith area of Kent.

Thomas is described as being of thin build with a dark complexion, black hair, brown eyes and a goatee beard.

Police advise anyone who spots Thomas not to approach him but to alert officers immediately by ringing 999.

Anyone who may have seen him or who may have information is asked to contact Suffolk police on 01473 613500 or their local police station.

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