In 2008 to date there has been one abscond en route from a police station to an immigration removal centre. The detainee was a failed asylum seeker.
In 2007 there were three absconds: one illegal entrant, two failed asylum seekers.
In 2006 there was one abscond who was an illegal entrant.
In 2005 there were two absconds, both failed asylum seekers.
Figures prior to 2005 are not available due to a change in escorting contractor.