May 8 2009 By Dan Coombs
A PRISONER with links to West Drayton has escaped from police custody.
Roger Buckingham, 26, appeared at Isleworth Crown Court on Tuesday charged in connection with taking a motor vehicle and driving away.
After his appearance he was remanded in custody, but before being taken back to the cells he asked if he could make a trip to the toilet and it is believed that is when he gave officials the slip.
He is white, 5ft 10ins tall, with short dark brown hair and clean shaven.
He has acne scars, a two inch scar on his forehead, a one inch scar horizontal scar on his right eyebrow and a one inch scar above his left eye.
He was last seen wearing dark blue jeans, a light blue top and white trainers.
He is known to have links with the West Drayton area of London.
Members of the public are warned not to approach him but to call police using the 999 system if they know where he is or if they see him.
Anybody with any information is urged to call Hounslow CID on 0208 247 6160.
To provide information anonymously please call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.