Offender linked to Barking and Dagenham on the run

POLICE are hunting a serious offender linked to Barking and Dagenham after he absconded from prison.

Billy Sullivan, 33, has been serving an eight-and-a-half year sentence for wounding and perverting the course of justice but failed to return to Highpoint prison in Suffolk on December 16.

A Met Police spokesman said this afternoon: “If anyone sees Sullivan they should phone the police with the details.

“They should not approach him or take any further action.

“He has connections to the Barking and Dagenham areas.”

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He is stocky, 5ft 8, with a scar near his left eyebrow and has London accent.

Anyone with information is asked to call Suffolk Police on 01473 613 500.

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