Tayside and Central Scotland

Two inmates abscond from Perthshire open prison

Daniel Hussain and Kieran Kiely Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Daniel Hussain and Kieran Kiely absconded from Castle Huntly

Two inmates at HMP Castle Huntly open prison have absconded.

Daniel Hussain, 23, and Kieran Kiely, 24, were reported missing from the Perthshire open prison at about 16:20 on Wednesday.

They have not been seen since and a search for the missing prisoners is now under way.

Police Scotland said the public "should not approach" the pair and have appealed for information to help trace them.

Hussain is said to have connections in the Glasgow and Perth areas, while Kiely is known to have links to Glasgow, Stirling and Fife.

Kiely is described as 5ft 4in tall, of stocky build with short dark hair. Hussain is described as 5ft 10in tall, of medium build with short dark hair.

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