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Castle Huntly prison absconder may be in Inverness, police believe


By Philip Murray

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James Casey, who has absconded from HMP Castle Huntly near Dundee.
James Casey, who has absconded from HMP Castle Huntly near Dundee.

A PRISONER who has absconded from HMP Castle Huntly may be in the Inverness area, police have revealed.

Officers have appealed for information after 50-year-old prisoner James Casey failed to return to the prison near Dundee following a period of day release.

He was reported missing at 9pm yesterday.

"It is understood he may have travelled to the Inverness area," said a police spokesman. "He is described as being 5ft 8in, with receding hair and brown eyes.

"When last seen he was wearing a blue coat, black hooded top, blue jeans and brown walking boots.

"If seen, members of the public should not approach him and should contact Police Scotland on 101."


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