Prisoner escapes from Dunfermline police station sparking major police search

Police in Fife are searching for a 33-year-old male prisoner who has escaped from Dunfermline Police Station.

Monday, 19th August 2019, 12:21 pm
Dunfermline Police Station. Pic: Google Maps.

The man was in the care of GeoAmey staff who are responsible for escorting prisoners between custody and the courts.

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A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Police in Fife are carrying out search activity in the Dunfermline area after a 33-year-old man escaped from GeoAmey staff and made off from Dunfermline Police Station at around 9.10am on Monday 19th August.

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Dunfermline Police Station. Pic: Google Maps.

"Inquiries to trace this male are ongoing."

There have been several reports of a helicopter scanning the area as well.

Police said no image of the man is available at this time.