Tayside and Central Scotland

Public warned not to approach Castle Huntly absconder

Mark Chung Image copyright SPS
Image caption Mark Chung is known to have connections in both Glasgow and Merseyside

A prisoner who has escaped from an open jail near Dundee should not be approached by the public, police have warned.

Mark Chung was reported missing from Castle Huntly at 10:00 on Monday.

Police described him as being of Asian appearance and speaking with a Merseyside accent.

They said that he was known to have connections in both Glasgow and Merseyside and that anyone who spotted him should contact police.

Chung is described as being 5ft 9in tall, with a stocky build and a shaved head.

When last seen he was wearing glasses, a grey sweatshirt, grey jogging bottoms and black and grey trainers.

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