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Thames Valley Police is appealing for the public's help to trace a man who is wanted after absconding from a prison in Buckinghamshire.

Michael Rothery, aged 43, absconded from HMP Spring Hill prison in Grendon Underwood in the early hours of Monday morning, 15th September.

He is white, 5ft 9ins, of stocky build, with a bald head.

It is not known what he was wearing but he may have been wearing a green jacket.
Ch Insp Olly Wright, Local Police Area Commander for Aylesbury Vale, said: "We are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen this man in the area and can provide us with information about his movements.

"There have been various lines of enquiry this morning which will continue throughout the day.

"I would advise anyone who sees him not to approach him and to call police immediately."

Anyone with information about the location of Rothery should contact Thames Valley Police via the 24-hour Enquiry Line on 101.

If you don't want to speak directly to the police, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers ( (opens new window) anonymously on 0800 555 111 No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

Update: Wednesday 17th Sept
Absconder arrested — Buckinghamshire

On Wednesday morning, 17th September Thames Valley Police arrested a man who was wanted after going missing from HMP Spring Hill open prison in Buckinghamshire on Monday (15th September).

Michael Rothery, aged 43, was located and arrested in Oxford early Wednesday morning.

Supt Olly Wright, Local Police Area Commander for Aylesbury Vale said: "I want to thank the public and the media for their help in the course of this investigation.

"In particular, the residents across Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire for their patience while search activities were carried out.

"This arrest will hopefully mean that residents feel safer in our communities."

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