Public warned not to approach escaped prisoner with links to Edinburgh

Police have launched a manhunt after a man failed to return to prison.

Ross Anderson, who has failed to return to HMP Castle Huntly. Picture: Police Scotland.

Ross Anderson, who has connections to Edinburgh, was due to return to HMP Castle Huntly after a period of home leave, but was reported missing yesterday.

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Police have warned the public not to approach the 27-year-old.

He is described as being five feet eleven inches tall, with short blonde hair blue eyes and a beard.