Prison absconder serving life sentence found and arrested

Hollesley Bay prison in Suffolk. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Hollesley Bay prison in Suffolk. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

A man serving a life sentence who absconded from a Suffolk prison has been found and arrested.

Robert Maxfield was reported missing from Hollesley Bar shortly before 5pm on Saturday, November 29.

He was found and detained in Northamptonshire on Sunday, November 29.

Maxfield is serving a life sentence for causing death by dangerous driving and was recalled to prison for further offences of burglary with intent to steal.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said they would like to thank members of the public and media for their assistance with this appeal.


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