Armed robber may be on the run in East Sussex

Mark Sleman
Mark Sleman

A 42-year-old man wanted for recall to prison may be in East Sussex, police believe.

Mark Sleman – also known as Archie Sleman and Stuart Holmes – is currently wanted by police in Exeter after failing to abide by the conditions of his release from prison.He was originally convicted of armed robbery.

He is 5’ 11” tall, with a medium build, cropped ginger hair, blue eyes and a three-inch scar on his right cheek. He has numerous tattoos on his arms, including a rose, the name Suggs, a cross and some dots.

Police also believe he may have travelled to Glastonbury and Taunton in Somerset and to East Sussex. Officers are proactively seeking to locate him and intend to arrest him and return him to prison once he is located.

Anyone who knows the current whereabouts of Sleman or has seen him recently is asked to contact Devon & Cornwall Constabulary on 101 quoting reference DE/13/8408.