Prisoner serving life sentence who absconded from Hollesley Bay found

Kenneth Higgins has been found after absconding from Hollesley Bay Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY

Kenneth Higgins has been found after absconding from Hollesley Bay Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY - Credit: Archant

A prisoner serving a life sentence has been located by police after absconding from Hollesley Bay prison.

Kenneth Higgins, 39, was reported missing to police yesterday (March 1) after he was absent from a roll call at Hollesley Bay at 5.30pm.

Higgins was found at 8.40am today in Lodge Road, Hollesley after the police received information about his location from a member of the public.

He was detained by officers and has been taken to a local Police Investigation Centre to appear before the next available court.

Higgins is serving a life sentence for making threats to kill and members of the public had been advised not to approach him, but to call police immediately.


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Suffolk police would like to thank members of the public with their assistance.

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