Man with links to Kettering escapes from prison

Andra Hoyland
Andra Hoyland

A man with links to Kettering who was convicted of kidnap has absconded from an open prison in Derbyshire.

Andra Hoyland was sentenced at Northampton Crown Court to 11 years in prison for kidnap, robbery and conspiracy to steal a motor vehicle.

The 31-year-old has links to Kettering and Cambridgeshire.

He is white, about 6ft, of medium build, with brown hair and blue eyes.

He has a tattoo of the Tasmanian Devil cartoon character on his right arm.

He absconded from HMP Sudbury on Friday, March 20.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts should call Derbyshire police immediately on 0800 555 111.