Spring Hill prisoner Michael Rothery found in Oxford

Michael Rothery Michael Rothery left the prison early on Monday

A 43-year-old inmate who absconded from a Buckinghamshire prison has been found and arrested in Oxfordshire.

Michael Rothery left Spring Hill Prison, in Grendon Underwood, in the early hours of Monday.

The inmate, who officers had warned the public not to approach, was found in Oxford.

Supt Olly Wright, police area commander for Aylesbury Vale, said: "This arrest will hopefully mean that residents feel safer in our communities."

He added: "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."

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