Convicted robber escapes prison now on the run from the law


Thames Valley Police are appealing for help to find a prisoner who has gone on the run from Springhill Prison in Bucks.

Ishmail Hanson, aged 29, who was jailed for robbery, absconded on Tuesday, April 6.

Hanson is black, approximately 5ft 11ins tall, with a short black Afro, and brown eyes.

He has a number of tattoos which are the word ‘Thierry’ on his left arm, as well as ‘Akeem’ and ‘Ishmale’ on his right arm. He also has a scar on his forehead.

He is known to frequent Oldbury in the West Midlands, as well as Handsworth and Warley in Birmingham.

Detective Constable Paice O’Brien, based at Aylesbury police station, said: “We are appealing for the public’s help in locating Hanson.

“If you see him, please do not approach him but call 999 instead.

“Anyone who has any information can call Thames Valley Police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 43210143197.

“Alternatively if you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”