Doncaster prisoner on the run after fleeing from open jail

A Doncaster prisoner who was serving a five-and-half-year sentence for burglary has escaped from open jail.

Saturday, 14th November 2020, 4:22 pm

Officers are urging the public to help them find absconded convict Philip Lee who has fled from an open prison.

The 30-year-old is currently serving a five and a half-year sentence at HMP Hatfield for burglary but failed to return after he left the prison on Thursday, November 12.

Police are appealing to the public to help them find Lee.

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Doncaster man Philip Lee, 30, has escaped from an open prison where he is serving a five and a half-year sentence for burglary.

The 30-year-old convict is described as being around 5ft 10, with very short brown hair and tattoos on his right arm.

He was last seen wearing light blue jeans or trousers and a light blue long sleeved top.

Lee is believed to have links to Chorley, Preston, Blackburn and parts of Lancashire.

Anyone who spots the prisoner has been advised not to approach him but instead call 999.

If you have information as to where Lee is call 101, quoting incident number 396 of 12 November.

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