A prisoner with tattoos of a wizard and a dragon has absconded from Springhill open jail in Grendon Underwood.
James Boyle, 41, was granted day release to complete volunteer work in Oxford on Tuesday but did not return to the prison.
Boyle is white, 5ft 10ins tall, of slim build, with blue eyes, short grey hair and grey stubble.
He has tattoos on his left arm of a wizard, a bulldog and a rose. On his right arm, he has a dragon, a dagger and two skulls.
Boyle has links to London, Hertfordshire, Kent, Essex and Milton Keynes.
People are advised not to approach Boyle and instead to call police immediately. If you are in danger, call 999.
Anyone who has any information which could lead police to Boyle’s whereabouts or who has seen anyone matching his description should call 101.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org