Life-term prisoner absconds

A CRIMINAL serving a life term in jail has absconded from a Suffolk prison.

A CRIMINAL serving a life term in jail has absconded from a Suffolk prison.

Michael Archer, who was jailed for wounding with intent, was last seen at Hollesley Bay at about 5.30am yesterday but had gone missing by 8am.

The 47-year-old is described as white, 6ft tall, of thin build, with grey/ brown hair, brown eyes, an oval shaped face and a scar on his chin.

He also has a scroll tattoo on his torso.


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Archer has connections to the Thetford area and the Newton Aycliffe area of Northumberland.

If anyone spots him they should contact the police and not take any further action.

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Anyone who may have seen him, or who may have information about where he is now, should call Suffolk Police on 01473 613500 or contact their nearest police station.

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