Police still searching for escaped prisoner

Police are still searching for a prisoner who escaped after visiting a hospital in Livingston.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 5th August 2016, 9:26 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:10 pm
Police still searching for Anthony Ferrie
Police still searching for Anthony Ferrie

Anthony Ferrie (33) escaped custody whilst on a visit to St John’s Hospital.

Ferrie, a prisoner from HMP Addiewell, left the hospital grounds at around 1pm on Thursday August 4.

He is described as white, six foot tall, of slim build and is wearing a blue sweater, jeans and trainers.

Ferrie has links to Bellshill, Motherwell and Grangemouth.

A police spokesman said: “If seen, members of the public should not approach him and should contact Police Scotland on 101.

“Anyone wishing to provide information anonymously can do so through the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”