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Arsonist arrested in Ipswich after absconding from secure unit

Jack Davis
Image caption Jack Davis absconded from the secure unit for about seven hours

A convicted arsonist who absconded from a secure mental health unit in Ipswich, has been arrested.

Jack Davis, 18, was being held indefinitely for setting fire to a flat in Woodbridge and farm buildings in Eyke last August.

The police said he left the Foxhall House secure unit in Foxhall Road just after 15:00 BST on Wednesday.

He was arrested just after 22:00 BST that evening in Khartoum Road and returned to the hospital.

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