Update: Police say the search for a man who went on the run from North Sea Camp yesterday is continuing, with the focus now on Nottinghamshire.
Convicted burglar Terry Marshall walked out of the Freiston Shore prison yesterday at about 9am with another offender.
The second man was caught but Mr Marshall has, so far, evaded the police who conducted a search with a helicopter yesterday.
It is thought Mr Marshall has headed back to Nottinghamshire, where he is from, but it is not clear what mode of transport he used to get away from Boston.
Thursday, 4.30pm: A police helicopter has been scanning the Boston area for a prisoner who absconded from North Sea Camp open prison this morning.
Prisoner Terry Marshall, serving a sentence for burglary offences, has been on the run since 9am this morning after absconding from North Sea Camp open prison.
Lincolnshire Police have been searching the Boston area but he is yet to be found.
A police spokesman said: “We think he may now be heading out of the county and hot-footing it over to Nottinghamshire where he is from.
“We are continuing to liase with Nottinghamshire Police and follow-up sightings, but although we don’t believe him to be dangerous, our advice to the public would be not to approach him yourself.”
12.54pm- Two inmates left the prison in Freiston Shore shortly before 9am.
One has already been apprehended and arrested, but the other is still on the run.
The helicopter has been searching areas near Finn Forest and St Nicholas Church.
A Lincolnshire Police spokesman said: “Terry Marshall, 32, who is originally from Nottinghamshire, and who is serving a sentence for burglary offences, remains outstanding.
“Nottinghamshire’s air support unit is assisting with the search and is currently concentrating on the area near the Finn Forest factory.”
Marshall is described as approximately 5’10” tall, of slight build and has brown hair.
It is believed he may be wearing jeans and a grey t-shirt.
The spokesman added: “We will obtaining confirmation of tattoos and distinguishing feature and will update when available.
“Anyone who thinks they may have seen Marshall should contact Lincolnshire Police immediately.”
Contact police by dialling 101.