Norwich Prisoner Found in Ipswich

16 April 2012, 05:55

A man who absconded from a court hearing in Norwich has been detained by police in Suffolk at a supermarket.

Arfath Ali, 28, was arrested by officers at the Asda store in Bury Road, Ipswich, at 3.15pm on Sunday. 

He remains in custody at Martlesham Police Investigation Centre and will be transferred to Norfolk for questioning.

A public appeal to trace Ali was issued after he escaped from custody during a hearing at Norwich Crown Court on Tuesday 3 April.