Police searching for prisoner who has absconded from Hollesley Bay

Kieron Watkins, who has absconded from Hollesley Bay prison

Kieron Watkins, who has absconded from Hollesley Bay prison - Credit: Archant

Police are searching for a prisoner who has absconded from Hollesley Bay.

Kieron Watkins, 26, was found to be missing from the prison at around 11pm last night.

Initial enquiries have failed to find the 26-year-old, who is serving a four year sentence for burglary/theft.

Watkins is understood to have connections to Norfolk, and is described as white, 5ft 11in tall, with light-coloured hair, blue eyes, a goatee beard and tattoos on both arms.

Anyone who has seen him or has information regarding his whereabouts should contact police on 101.