Kent prisoner arrested in Hastings after absconding
- 6 July 2012
- From the section England
A convicted prisoner who went on the run from a Kent prison on Saturday has been arrested in East Sussex.
Raymond Atkins was on temporary leave from Blantyre House Prison, Goudhurst, but failed to return to a hostel in Brighton where he was required to stay.
Atkins, 39, was arrested on Thursday night in Hastings following an appeal for information by police.
A 51-year-old woman was also arrested on suspicion of harbouring a person unlawfully at large.