Arsonist on the run - after being temporarily released from Derbyshire open prison

An offender has absconded from Sudbury open prison in Derbyshire.

Wednesday, 7th December 2016, 2:55 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 1:48 pm
Phillip Willis. Picture: Derbyshire police.
Phillip Willis. Picture: Derbyshire police.

Phillip Henry Willis, 65, was released on temporary licence yesterday - but failed to reach his destination near Peterborough.

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Willis, who has links to Cambridgeshire and Kettering in Northamptonshire, is serving a sentence for arson.

Anyone who sees Willis or who knows where he is should call police on 101, quoting Derbyshire incident number 963 of December 6.