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Isaac Parker: On-the-run sex offender arrested

Isaac Parker Image copyright Avon and Somerset Police
Image caption Police said Isaac Parker has links to the Reading and Oxford areas

A "dangerous" sex offender who was on the run from HMP Leyhill near Bristol has been found and arrested, Avon and Somerset Police have said.

Isaac Parker, 59, is serving a sentence for sexual offences and robbery.

He went missing from the open prison on Saturday morning, triggering police to warn the public not to approach him if they spotted him.

Parker - who has links to the Reading and Oxford areas - was arrested later on Saturday.

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