Convict who was on the run from Derbyshire's open prison found and arrested

A convict who was on the run from Derbyshire's open prison for more than a month has been found.

By Michael Broomhead
Tuesday, 22nd January 2019, 9:53 am
Updated Tuesday, 22nd January 2019, 9:55 am
Mark Underwood.
Mark Underwood.

Mark Underwood, 36, who absconded from HMP Sudbury on December 16, was arrested in Leicestershire yesterday.

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Underwood was convicted of conspiracy to commit robbery at Leicester Crown Court in 2015 and sentenced to 11 years' imprisonment.

A Derbyshire Constabulary spokesperson said: "Thank you to everyone who shared our appeals to locate him."