Hartlepool man accused of absconding from prison in custody

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A PRISONER who was said to have gone missing from prison has been found.

David Magee, 28, who is serving a sentence for wounding with intent, went missing from HMP Kirklevington while on day release.

Following an appeal by police, he was traced last night and has been arrested on suspicion of escaping lawful custody.

He was due to appear before Hartlepool Magistrates’ Court today.