UPDATE: Prison absconder wanted by police

Lancashire Police launched a search after Simon Kierans, formerly of Industry Street, Rochdale, reportedly absconded from HMP Kirkham
Lancashire Police launched a search after Simon Kierans, formerly of Industry Street, Rochdale, reportedly absconded from HMP Kirkham

A 33-year-old man who absconded from prison has been arrested, say police.

Lancashire Police launched a search after Simon Kierans, formerly of Industry Street, Rochdale, reportedly absconded from HMP Kirkham on Thursday, January 11.

He was arrested in the Manchester area on Friday, January 19.