Danger alert as police hunt sex offender for 12 hours

By Jane Candlish

Published: 07/02/2013

A CONVICTED sex offender who was hunted by police for almost 12 hours yesterday after vanishing from a hospital was back in a psychiatric unit last night.

Northern Constabulary had warned the public not to approach Scott Murray, who disappeared from New Craigs Hospital in Inverness.

Officers had described the 27-year-old as “a high-risk missing person”.

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