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Escaped prisoner gives himself up

PUBLISHED: 09:45 13 November 2008 | UPDATED: 12:14 03 July 2010

A PRISONER who failed to return after attending an appointment at the James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston on November 5 has now been detained by police.

A PRISONER who failed to return after attending an appointment at the James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston on November 5 has now been detained by police. Mark O'Hara, 35, who was serving five years for burglary, was given temporary release from Hollesley Bay prison in Suffolk to go to the hospital, but did not return as scheduled. He was seen later that day in McDonalds restaurant in Station Square, Lowestoft. He handed himself in to Tottenham Police station on Tuesday and will now be returned to prison.


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