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Dangerous driver who escaped from London court two weeks ago is still on the run

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A man who escaped from a court dock more than two weeks ago is still on the run, police have admitted.

Nathan Oloyowang, 22, appeared at Wood Green Crown Court in north London on 4 June.

While being given a 10-month sentence for dangerous driving, he climbed out of the dock, breaking a Perspex screen as he did so and ran out of the building, Scotland Yard said.

Guards gave chase but Oloyowang, who is 6ft 1in and from Camden, managed to escape.

People are advised not to approach him and to ring 999 if they see him.

It is understood that Oloyowang, who was on bail before the sentencing hearing, was not considered a flight risk.

A spokesman for Serco, which provides security at the court, said: "Following sentencing, a prisoner escaped from the insecure dock at Wood Green Court on Friday 4 June, scaling the dock and breaking the glass in the process."

A Ministry of Justice spokesperson said: "Escapes from custody are extremely rare and we are urgently investigating this incident."

Anyone with information is advised to call police on 101, quoting reference 5033/04JUN.

Alternatively, they can ring Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111, or get in touch online.

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