Sex offender found after absconding from Leyhill prison

sex offender found after absconding from leyhill prison - Sex offender found after absconding from Leyhill prison

A sex offender who absconded from a South Gloucestershire prison on Sunday has now been found.

Neon Collins, 39, left HMP Leyhill prison sometime before 8am on Sunday.

He was located and arrested later that day. 

Collins, previously known as Wayne Parkes, was serving a custodial sentence for sexual offences.

man serving a custodial sentence for sexual offences has absconded from prison.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: “We’d like to thank everyone who helped us by sharing our appeal to find him.”

Leyhill is the only minimum-security prison in the South West.

As an open jail prisoners are trusted to serve their sentences with minimal supervision.

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