Prison absconder Christopher Woodward located

Christopher Woodward, who absconded from Prescoed prison on January 17th has been located.

He was found in South Wales in the early hours of this morning.

Gwent police confirmed he has been arrested and returned to the custody of the prison service.

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Police appeal to locate Prescoed prisoner

Gwent Police are appealing to the public for information to help locate a 44-year-old prisoner who absconded from HMP Prescoed yesterday afternoon. Christopher Woodward was convicted of manslaughter in 1999.