Police search for missing prisoner

Rebecca Gough A prisoner who failed to return to a Suffolk prison is being sought by police.

Rebecca Gough

A prisoner who failed to return to a Suffolk prison is being sought by police.

Taz Bashir, 30, who was serving eight years for two counts of burglary, one of which was aggravated, robbery and theft of a motor vehicle was granted leave to meet his family at Linton in Cambridgeshire. He was due to return to Highpoint Prison, near Newmarket, by 4.15pm on Monday but failed to show.

Bashir is Asian, 5ft 10in, of medium build, with short brown hair and a scar on his right cheek.

Anyone with information should call Suffolk Police on 01473 613500.