Hollesley Bay prisoner on the loose

10 November 2018, 07:33 | Updated: 10 November 2018, 07:36

Prisoner Gerry Sergeant

Police are appealing for help in tracing a Hollesley Bay prisoner who has absconded.

Gerry Sergeant, aged 61, was reported missing to police after being due back at the prison at 8 o'clock last night.

He was due back on his motorcycle from a work placement he attends in Bury St Edmunds.

He is serving a 15 year sentence for robbery and theft.

He is described as five foot, 11 inches tall, of a thin build, with brown eyes, white hair, clean shaven and tattoos on both forearms. His motorbike he was riding was a red Honda 125 cc (reg: AO11 VMZ). He may be wearing motorbike gear.

Members of the public are advised not to approach him.

Enquiries are on-going to locate him.