Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 14°C

Search

Public urged not to approach Hollesley Bay absconder Edward Stokes

PUBLISHED: 20:58 13 September 2017

Edward Stokes has absconded from Hollesley Bay. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE

Edward Stokes has absconded from Hollesley Bay. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE

Archant

A 33-year-old dangerous driver has absconded from an open prison in Suffolk.

Edward Stokes was reported missing from Hollesley Bay today after he was absent from a roll call.

He is serving a 20 month sentence for dangerous driving.

Stokes is described as white, with ginger hair and is of a slight build.

He was last seen wearing grey Converse tracksuit bottoms, grey/black Airmax trainers and a blue body warmer with brown shoulders. He also has a one inch scar on his right thumb.

Stokes has links to the Essex area and Suffolk Constabulary is advising members of the public not to approach him.

The prison is located in Hollesley, near Woodbridge.

Anyone who believes they may have seen Stokes, or who has any information regarding his whereabouts, is asked to contact Suffolk Constabulary on 101.

Relatives of Corrie McKeague are today out on the streets of Bury St Edmunds talking to members of the public to mark the year anniversary of his disappearance.

Thousands of runners shared the exhilaration of crossing the finishing line of the first Great East Run in Ipswich.

A motorcyclist has received ‘potentially life-threatening’ injuries after a crash in Eyke near Woodbridge.

After months of worry and speculation, photographic evidence has come in to prove Mabel the tawny owl is alive, well and back in her home tree in Ipswich.

Test your knowledge on tourist spots in the towns and villages of Suffolk with our quiz.

Firefighters worked overnight to quell the flames of a blaze involving 500 tonnes of straw on farmland between Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket.

A man in his late 20s has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after he crashed his car in Ipswich.

Most read

Eating Out in the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Eating Out
supplement

View

Visit the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Visit the Broads
supplement

View

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24