Arrest warrant issued for St Pancras man accused of smuggling heroin into Pentonville Prison

Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court. Picture: Anna Bruce

Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court. Picture: Anna Bruce - Credit: Archant

An arrest warrant has been issued for a 55-year-old man charged with smuggling heroin into a prison after he failed to turn up at court.

Michael Eleftheira, of Royal College Street, St Pancras, is accused of bringing, throwing or conveying the Class A drug into Pentonville Prison in Caledonian Road, Islington, in July.

He was due to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court today but did not attend.

A warrant has been issued for his arrest.