Glasgow & West Scotland

Missing Barlinnie prisoner Walter Bett arrested

Walter Bett Image copyright Police handout
Image caption Walter Bett was part of a prison work party when he went missing

A prisoner who went missing while taking part in an external work placement in Glasgow has been detained.

Walter Bett, 39, a prisoner at HMP Barlinnie, absconded while working near Crow Wood Golf Course, Muirhead, on Tuesday morning.

Police Scotland said a 39-year-old man had been detained and was now in custody.

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