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Rapist serving life term arrested after absconding from prison

Wayne Jones is serving a life sentence for rape. Credit: PA

A rapist serving a life sentence who absconded from an open prison has been arrested.

Members of the public were warned not to approach Wayne Jones, an inmate at HMP North Sea Camp near Boston in Lincolnshire.

The 39-year-old absconded from the Category D open prison on Sunday evening.

Lincolnshire Police said on Monday that Jones had been located.

The inmate escaped from North Sea Camp open prison in Boston. Credit: PA

The force thanked members of the public on social media: "Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal."