Tayside and Central Scotland

Public warned not to approach absconder

Brian Travers Image copyright Police Scotland

Police have warned the public not to approach a prisoner who has absconded from HMP Castle Huntly.

Sex offender Brian Travers was reported missing from the open prison near Dundee at 10:00 on Friday.

Police Scotland said it is believed the 43-year-old has connections in the Fife and Edinburgh areas.

He was described as being 6ft tall, of slim build, clean shaven and completely bald. No description of his clothing has been issued.