Man who absconded from Norwich hospital arrested in London

Paul Stranks

Paul Stranks - Credit: Archant

Police can confirm a 21-year-old man, wanted after absconding from Hellesdon Hospital in Norwich on Saturday, has been arrested.

Paul Stranks was detained in London at around 7.30pm on Saturday.

Prior to receiving treatment at the hospital, Stranks had been on remand in prison awaiting trial after being charged with rape following an incident in Temple Road in Great Yarmouth on Monday 28 March.