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Prisoner escapes from security staff at police station

A police helicopter has been deployed after the man disappeared from Dunfermline police station.

Escaped: A major search has been launched. <strong>Leona Campbell/Google 2019</strong>
Escaped: A major search has been launched. Leona Campbell/Google 2019

A prisoner has escaped from a police station prompting a major search.

The 33-year-old man escaped from security staff at Dunfermline police station at 9.10am on Monday.

A police helicopter has been deployed over the town in a bid to find him.

A spokesman said: “Police in Fife are carrying out search activity in the Dunfermline area after a 33-year-old man escaped from Geo Amey staff and made off from Dunfermline Police Station at around 9.10am on Monday.

“Inquiries to trace this male are ongoing.”


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