UPDATED: Prisoner arrested after absconding from jail

Wayne McLeod

Wayne McLeod

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A prisoner who went missing on Sunday has been arrested and charged with escaping custody.

Wayne McLeod, 36, was arrested and charged yesterday (Tuesday) after absconding from the Springhill open prison in Grendon Underwood.

McLeod has been remanded in custody and will appear at Reading Magistrates Court this morning.