Lifer absconds from Suffolk jail

POLICE are appealing for help in tracing a Hollesley Bay prisoner who has absconded from Suffolk jail. Richard Izzard, 34, who was serving a life sentence for GBH, was last seen around 8.

POLICE are appealing for help in tracing a Hollesley Bay prisoner who has absconded from Suffolk jail.

Richard Izzard, 34, who was serving a life sentence for GBH, was last seen around 8.15pm last night and was reported as missing at around 9.20pm.

Izzard is described as white, 5ft 7ins, of thin to medium build with receding brown hair and hazel eyes. He has a scar on his cheek and a tiger tattoo on his arm.

He has connections to the Sandy and Biggleswade areas of Bedfordshire.


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If anyone sees Izzard they should phone the police immediately and not approach him.

Anyone who may have seen him, or who may have information about where he is now, should call Suffolk police on 01473 613500 or contact their nearest police station.

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