Hunt launched after prisoner escapes from G4S staff in Edinburgh

Hunt launched after prisoner escapes from G4S staff in Edinburgh

Police in Edinburgh are currently investigating after a man made off from G4S security officers.

Conlon Carr was being brought to St Leonards Police Station from HMP Polmont YOI at around 11.35 a.m. on Tuesday 12th December when he was able to break free.

Conlon Carr

A significant search of the St Leonards and Arthur’s Seat area is being undertaken to trace the 19-year-old, with various resources being utilised.

He is described as white 5ft 5ins tall with a slim build, mousey brown hair and wearing an orange t-shirt and grey jogging trousers.

Members of the public who think they may have seen Carr are asked not to approach him and should contact police.

Inspector Willie Falconer from Howdenhall Police Station said: “Conlon Carr is from the Edinburgh area and may look to attend at the home of family and friends and so anyone who believes they have seen him should come forward immediately.

“In addition, anyone with any further information relevant to this ongoing inquiry is also asked to get in touch.”

Those with information can contact Howdenhall Police Station via 101 and quote incident number 1106 of the 12th December. Alternatively, an anonymous report can be made to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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