Search continues for prisoner who escaped from Altnagelvin Hospital

Altnagelvin-Hospital-DerryThe search is continuing for a prisoner who escaped from police custody at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry yesterday.

The man was receiving treatment at the hospital when he escaped from police officers.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland have not said why the prisoner was in custody.

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