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Castle Huntly prison absconder Mark Chung arrested in Glasgow

Mark Chung Image copyright SPS

A man who absconded from Castle Huntly open prison near Dundee six weeks ago has been arrested in Glasgow.

Mark Chung, who officers had advised the public not to approach, was detained on Tuesday afternoon after a police operation in the north of the city.

He had been reported missing from Castle Huntly at 10:00 on 3 October.

The 41-year-old is being held in police custody and is expected to appear at Perth Sheriff Court on Wednesday.

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