Prisoner on the run after escaping from police station

A prisoner has escaped from security staff at a police station, with a major search under way to catch him.

Hearts defender Craig Halkett is replaced by Christophe Berra after suffering a knee injury against St Mirren. Picture: Roddy Scott/SNS
Hearts defender Craig Halkett is replaced by Christophe Berra after suffering a knee injury against St Mirren. Picture: Roddy Scott/SNS

The 33-year-old man escaped from GeoAmey staff in Dunfermline at around 9.10am on Monday.

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Officers are carrying out searches in the town, and a police helicopter has been deployed as part of the search.

A police spokesman said: "Inquiries to trace this male are ongoing."