Escaped prisoner, Anthony Ferrie, arrested in Bellshill

On the run. Prisoner Anthony Ferrie had been evading police following his escape.
On the run. Prisoner Anthony Ferrie had been evading police following his escape.
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Police Scotland have confirmed that they have arrested missing prisoner Anthony Ferrie who escaped custody on August 4th when attending St John’s Hospital.

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The 33-year-old will appear at Livingston Sheriff Court on Wednesday 17th August.

Ferrie assaulted two members of security staff when making his escape from a prison van.

Extensive inquiries were undertaken within West Lothian and North Lanarkshire to trace Ferrie, who was subsequently arrested at an address in Bellshill.