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Prisoner on run from Hollesley Bay recaptured in Essex

Michael White Image copyright Suffolk Police
Image caption Michael White was jailed for robbery and has absconded from Hollesley Bay prison

A 20-year-old prisoner who absconded from an open prison in Suffolk has been recaptured in Essex.

Michael White was last seen at Hollesley Bay prison on Friday and was reported missing following a prison roll call at 06:30 GMT on Saturday.

Suffolk Police said he was serving a sentence of three-and-a-half years for robbery.

He was detained by police just before 13:30 GMT on Sunday and will be returned to custody.

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