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Hollesley: Prisoner at Hollesley Bay recaptured in Nottinghamshire after failing to return a week ago

PUBLISHED: 12:53 03 April 2014 | UPDATED: 12:59 03 April 2014

Absconder, Jason Peters

Absconder, Jason Peters

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A Hollesley Bay prisoner who failed to return following a period of home leave has been recaptured in Nottinghamshire.

Jason Peters, 38, who was serving 32 months for conveying a List A article into a prison, left Hollesley on March 23 and was due to return by 4.45pm on March 28, however he failed to show up and was reported as missing to police.

Suffolk Police were contacted around 12.15am this morning by Nottinghamshire Police who reported Peters had been recaptured and was being taken into custody at Mansfield.

He will now be returned to the prison system.

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