Gloucestershire

HMP Leyhill absconded sex offender found by police

Steven Chamberlain Image copyright Avon and Somerset Police
Image caption Steven Chamberlain was reported missing from HMP Leyhill in Gloucestershire

A convicted sex offender who was reported missing from a Gloucestershire prison has been found, police have said.

Steven Chamberlain, 47, was last seen at the minimum-security HMP Leyhill earlier on Friday.

Avon and Somerset Police put out an appeal and later confirmed he had been "located and arrested".

Chamberlain is currently serving a custodial sentence for offences including a serious sexual assault.

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