Tuesday, January 10, 2012

David Marker a Paedophile locked up for 45 years for molesting girl, 7, goes on the run after escaping for THIRD time

A paedophile who has been held in secure hospital units for more than 45 years has gone missing - for the third time.

Convicted child sex offender David Marker, 75, vanished from a hospital unit in Taunton, Somerset, yesterday morning.

Marker was detained indefinitely in April 1965 for an indecent assault on a seven-year-old girl.

He has been detained ever since.

Officers from Avon and Somerset Police are now appealing for information to trace Marker - who is considered a risk due to his previous offending history.

Police believe he may be in Weston-super-Mare following a sighting yesterday. Read More

Marker is described as a white man, 5ft 9in tall, of stocky build with short cropped dark to greying hair.

He has grey stubble and wears glasses.

He was wearing a navy blue coat with yellow patches around the collar and dark trousers and a white shirt.

Anyone who has seen Marker is asked to call the Police on Tel: 101

Or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111