Manhunt underway after burglar escapes from Lincolnshire prison

Timothy Riggot on the run after escaping from North Sea Camp prison Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Police are searching for a convicted burglar who has escaped from a prison in Lincolnshire Timothy Riggott, was serving his sentence at North Sea Camp near Boston. He was last seen shortly before 9am on Thursday morning. He left the prison on foot and is not thought to have any money with him.

The 41-year-old prisoner is described as 6ft 1in tall, of thin build, with brown cropped hair. He was wearing green trousers and a grey sweatshirt. Police believe Riggott, who is originally from the Lincoln area, may have attempted to travel in that direction.