A hunt has been launched after a man escaped from police custody in Edinburgh.
He escaped from the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh at around 3.30pm on Sunday, October 16.
The 22-year-old has not been found but police enquiries are ongoing.
Scottish Prison Service denied the man was in their custody and refused to comment.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 3.30pm on Sunday, October 16, a 22-year-old man escaped from the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh whilst under police custody.
“Enquiries are ongoing to trace him.”