Absconder Wayne Richard Head 'in the Plymouth area'

Wayne Richard Head Inquiries are under way in the Plymouth area where Head has connections

A man who walked out of an open prison in South Gloucestershire may be in the Plymouth area, police believe.

Wayne Richard Head was last seen at HMP Leyhill on Saturday morning. He is serving an indeterminate sentence for a robbery committed in 2007.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesman said the 35-year-old was seen boarding the 09:48 BST train from Bristol Temple Mead to Plymouth on Sunday.

Head is white, about 5ft 11in (1.8m) tall and has brown, shaved hair.

He is known to have contacts in the the Plymouth area.

The police spokesman added officers were working with their colleagues from the Devon and Cornwall force in their attempt to recapture him.

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