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Two Doncaster open prison absconders found and arrested

  • 21 May 2014
  • From the section England
Dean Jackson (L) and Damian Burns (R)
Image caption The two men went missing from Hatfield prison in Doncaster on Monday evening

Two men who absconded from an open prison in South Yorkshire have been found and arrested, police confirmed.

Damien Burns, 39, from Scarborough, North Yorkshire, and Dean Jackson, 27, from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, left Hatfield Prison in Doncaster on Monday evening.

Burns was serving an indeterminate sentence, imposed in 2007 for a knifepoint robbery. Jackson was on remand awaiting sentence for theft.

Burns was arrested in Scarborough and Jackson was arrested in County Durham.

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