UPDATE: North Sea Camp absconder back in custody

Johnathan Todd
Johnathan Todd

A sex offender who absconded from North Sea Camp has been returned to custody.

Lincolnshire Police have reported that Johnathan Todd, 26, was arrested in Donington yesterday (Wednesday) evening.

A spokesman said police had attended Station Road at 9.20pm after reports of an alleged drunk man being a nuisance to hauliers and asking for a lift to London or Newcastle.

He will now be returned to closed conditions.

Wednesday, 5.04pm – A man in prison for sexual offences has absconded from North Sea Camp today (Wednesday), according to police.

Officers are appealing for information of any sightings of Johnathan Todd, 26, who is believed to have absconded between 8.30am and 11.50am.

They are warning the public not to approach him and to contact them immediately with any sightings.

Todd was in prison for sexual offences.

Police say he has connections in the North East area, and may be travelling back to the Newcastle or Darlington area.

Lincolnshire Police are working with Northumbria Police in efforts to trace him.

Todd is described as white, about 5 foot 7 inches, slight build, with brown closely shaven hair with a receding hair line.

He is described as young looking.

He may be wearing a black and white zigzag style woollen hat which has ear pieces.

Anyone with information or sightings is asked to contact Police by dialling 999 immediately.