Hollesley: Jerry Monerville, who failed to return to Hollesley Bay prison last week, arrested

Jerry Monerville

Jerry Monerville - Credit: Archant

Police have detained Hollesley bay absconder Jerry Monerville in London.

Monerville was given a period of home leave on April 11 and was due to return to the prison by 3.30pm on April 15.

But the 49-year-old failed to show up and was reported missing to the police.

However he was arrested last night in Tower Hamlets by officers from the Metropolitan Police and is being held in custody in London.

Monverville is serving an eight-year sentence for robbery.