Registered: 17th Jul 2007
Loc: New Ferry
Originally Posted By: BBC News
McGeoch was jailed for life in Inverness in April 1999 An "extremely dangerous" prisoner is on the run after threatening security guards while being treated in hospital. George McGeoch, who was serving a life sentence for offences including murder and abduction, had been attending a planned appointment at Perth Infirmary.
The 36-year-old, originally from the Glasgow area, absconded from two members of escort staff and made off on foot at about 1530 GMT.
A police spokesman said McGeoch should not be approached.
Police officers are carrying out door to door enquiries in Perth and are studying CCTV footage, as well as monitoring various roads in and out of the city and bus and rail stations.