South East Wales

Prescoed prisoner Karl Reddy, 35, back in custody

Karl Reddy
Image caption Karl Reddy, 35, was being sought after absconding from Prescoed prison

Gwent Police say a prisoner who failed to return to HMP Prescoed in Monmouthshire has been found and arrested.

Karl Reddy, 35, is serving a sentence of three years and eight months for grievous bodily harm and went missing from the open prison on Sunday.

Police issued a photograph of Reddy and appealed for information about his whereabouts.

The force said he was now back in custody.