Appeal to public on missing prisoner

Brian Travers
Brian Travers

Police are appealing for any information regarding a man who escaped from an open prison recently.

They are keen to trace the whereabouts of 43-year-old prisoner Brian Travers, who absconded from HMP, Castle Huntly by Dundee.

Travers was reported missing at around 10am on Friday, July 8.

It is believed that he has connections in the Fife and Edinburgh areas, and people are asked to be on the lookout for him.

Travers is described as being six feet tall, of slim build, clean shaven and completely bald.

If seen, members of the public should not approach him and should contact Police Scotland on 101.

Anyone wishing to provide information anonymously can do so through the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.