Prisoner is back in jail

A MAN who failed to return to prison following day release has been arrested in Sudbury.

Billy Sullivan, 33, who was serving eight and a half years for wounding and attempting to pervert the course of justice, was arrested at Sudbury Police Station on Monday and taken into custody.

Sullivan had been missing since December 16 after being given day release from Highpoint prison in Newmarket.

A police spokeswoman said that he was returned to prison on Tuesday.