Missing prisoner arrested in Sandwell

A prisoner who went on the run while on day release has been re-arrested by police.

Paul Cooke went missing on June 7 in West Bromwich while on day release from HMP Hewell in Redditch.

The 33-year-old is serving a four year sentence for burglary.

Police appealed for the public's help in tracking him down after he went on the run.

He was re-arrested yesterday in Sandwell and appeared before Wolverhampton Magistrates Court today charged with being unlawfully at large.