Wanted man arrested in Norwich

A man who was wanted has been arrested by police in Norwich.

54-year-old Robert Francis had failed to return to a designated meeting point on Tuesday 24 May whilst on day release from Hollesley Bay prison.

He was arrested by officers in Norwich on Friday afternoon and will be returned to the prison system.

Police would like to thank the media and the public for their help with this appeal.


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Previous appeal 10 June 2022 3.52pm
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Police are appealing for help to trace a man wanted in Norfolk.

Robert Francis, aged 54, from the Norwich area, was on day release from prison when he failed to return. 

Francis is described as white, 5ft 8 inches tall, of medium build, with brown eyes and long hair.

Francis is known to frequent the Norwich area.

Anyone with information should contact Norfolk Police on 101.

Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.