Prisoner captured after going missing from Hollesley Bay jail

Hollesley Bay prisoner Tom Scott

Tom Scott is serving a prison sentence for robbery, burglary and vehicle theft - Credit: Suffolk Constabulary

Police have found a convicted robber who was discovered missing from Hollesley Bay open prison, near Woodbridge,  on Saturday morning.

Tom Scott was reported absent from an 8.30am roll call on January 2.

The 23-year-old is serving an eight year and one month sentence for robbery, burglary and theft of a motor vehicle.

He has now been returned to the prison system.

Suffolk police thanked the public for their help with the appeal.

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