Prison absconder who spent 9 months on the run back behind bars

Hollesley Bay prison in Suffolk. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Timothy Stone-Parker absconded from Hollesley Bay prison in Suffolk. - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown/ Cambridgeshire Police

A convicted burglar who absconded from Suffolk's Hollesley Bay prison and was found after nine months on the run is back behind bars.

Timothy Stone-Parker was reported missing from the open prison near Woodbridge on the afternoon of August 5 last year.

Police began searching for the 25-year-old but he evaded officers until he was discovered in Littleport, Cambridgeshire on April 28 - nearly nine months after his escape.

Timothy Stone-Parker absconded from Hollesley Bay prison in Suffolk.

Timothy Stone-Parker absconded from Hollesley Bay prison in Suffolk. - Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

Stone-Parker was returned to prison to serve the rest of his six-and-a-half-year sentence for burglary.

He pleaded guilty to escaping lawful custody at Cambridge Crown Court on Thursday and was sentenced to a further eight months in prison.

Detective Constable Henry Longhurst, of Cambridgeshire Police, said: "Stone-Parker’s escape act has landed him back behind bars for even longer.

Hollesley Bay prison in Suffolk. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Timothy Stone-Parker absconded from Hollesley Bay prison in Suffolk - Credit: Archant

"I hope this shows we will not give up until we catch our criminals and put them back where they belong."

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