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Absconded Prisoner Tracked Down

Thursday November 15 2012


Wayne Hood Wayne Hood


A PRISONER who absconded after being on day release in Barnsley has been found.

Wayne Hood, 36, was working at Wilkinson Street on Friday and absconded at about 1pm after seeing prison staff who were visiting him.

He reported to Doncaster Police Station last night (November 14.)

A police spokesman said: "Following a police appeal, absconded prisoner Wayne Hood has been returned to police custody.

"Police would like to thank the community for their assistance in this matter."

Hood is serving an indeterminate sentence at HMP Hatfield open prison in Doncaster and is regularly allowed to leave the prison to complete work placements.

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Reply Posted by Waneth on Saturday November 17 2012 at 11:18
He handhed himself in, he was not found by the police.
So don't give them credit for something else they failed to achive.

Reply Posted by Simon on Saturday November 17 2012 at 15:07
WAB could you report what he had been found guilty and why he had an indeterminate sentence? Then the public can ask why he is on day release in Barnsley.

Reply Posted by keepurnoseout on Tuesday June 11 2013 at 11:55
He is on day release because he is low risk -no risk. What he was guilty of is irrelevant as the whole sentence of ipp is no longer legal after the courts of human rights declared it was an unfair and unjust sentence. He handed himself in - voluntary as stated above so let the guy be he's served his time plenty!!!!!!