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Police are appealing for information to trace an offender who has absconded from Ford Open Prison in West Sussex.

Police are appealing for information to trace an offender who has absconded from Ford Open Prison in West Sussex.

David Murray was sentenced to five years and six months in custody in March 2020 for conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

The prison service said the 27-year-old was due to return to HMP Ford by 7.45pm on July 30 after a being out on day release.

But police were informed by the prison that he had absconded.

Murray, formerly of Acre Close, Dover, Kent, had been due to go to Bognor and use public transport but was seen in Worthing.

He is described as 5″9′ with fair hair and blue eyes.

Officers are seeking to locate him, and anyone who sees him or has information about his whereabouts should report it to Sussex Police online or call 101 and quote serial 1284 of 30/07.