Ford prison absconder hands himself in

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A prisoner who absconded from Ford Prison has been arrested.

Stuart Wort, 45, was arrested on May 21 after handing himself in to a local police station in Southampton.

He had absconded from Ford Open Prison on May 19.

Wort appeared at West Hampshire Magistrates Court on May 23 and received an additional four weeks imprisonment for being unlawfully at large, Sussex Police said.

Twort had originally been sentenced to three years and eight months for burglary offences in Southampton. The additional sentence will be served once his time for the burglary offence has been completed.

Anyone with any information about an absconder from HMP Ford can contact 101@sussex.pnn.police.ukor call 101 quoting Sussex reference Op Parcel.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (www.crimestoppers-org.uk)

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