Police hunt prisoner who absconded from North Sea Camp

Timothy Riggott
Timothy Riggott

Police are appealing for help to find a convicted burglar who absconded from HMP North Sea Camp on Thursday.

Timothy Riggott, 41, was serving a sentence for burglary and theft at the Freiston Shore open prison.

He was last seen shortly before 9am on Thursday morning.

Riggott is 6ft 1in tall, of thin build, with brown cropped hair. He was wearing green trousers and a grey sweatshirt.

He left the prison on foot and is not thought to have any money with him. Riggott is originally from the Lincoln area and may have attempted to travel in that direction.

Anyone who has seen Riggott, or who has information concerning his whereabouts, is asked to contact Lincolnshire Police on 101, quoting incident 97 of July 10 2014.