Convict recaptured after absconding from prison for over a month

Police have appealed for witnesses.

Police have appealed for witnesses.

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A convict who absconded from HMP Sudbury for more than a month has been recaptured.

Joshua David Goffe was arrested by Leicestershire Police on Sunday, July 31, after absconding from the Category D open prison during the afternoon of Tuesday, June 28.

The 25-year-old has been charged with absconding from prison and witness intimidation. He is due before Leicester Magistrates’ Court today (Tuesday, August 2).