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Remand prisoner Jamie Roy escapes during hospital visit

Jamie Roy Image copyright Police Scotland/MJ Richardson
Image caption Jamie Roy went missing from Glasgow Royal Infirmary

A remand prisoner has escaped while being treated in hospital.

Jamie Roy, 24, went missing from Glasgow Royal Infirmary at about 23:00 on Wednesday. He was being held on remand at the city's Barlinnie Prison.

Police Scotland said he was not believed to be a threat to the public but that he should not be approached.

Roy is described as 6ft tall with short dark hair and has tattoos on both sides of his neck. He was last seen wearing red trousers, black socks and no shoes.

It believed he has links to Bishopbriggs and north Glasgow.

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