Search continuing for escaped prisoner from Altnagelvin Hospital

The search is continuing for a prisoner who escaped from police custody at Altnagelvin Hospital in Londonderry on Tuesday.

The 40-year-old man was receiving treatment at the hospital when he escaped from police officers.

He was one of three men arrested in Derry on suspicion of involvement in burglaries and other criminal acts in County Donegal.

Ch Insp Tony Callaghan said they were "currently working to locate him".

He is not believed to pose a risk to the public.