Missing prisoner back behind bars after disappearance

Steven Ross, 33, had been 'absent' from HMP Addiewell in West Lothian following an incident earlier this month.

HMP Addiewell: Steven Ross has returned to custody. Google 2020
HMP Addiewell: Steven Ross has returned to custody.

A prisoner who went missing for two weeks is back behind bars.

Steven Ross, 33, had been “absent” from HMP Addiewell in West Lothian following an incident at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh on March 11.

On Thursday, a force spokesperson said: “Police Scotland can confirm that Steven Ross who had been absent from HMP Addiewell in West Lothian has been returned to custody.

“The 33-year-old was traced and arrested on Wednesday, March 25. 

“A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal and he is expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court today.

“Officers would like to thank all the members of the public who assisted with enquiries.”

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