A prisoner who escaped while being transported to hospital two weeks ago has been returned to custody.

Steven Ross was being escorted from HMP Addiewell to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh at around 5.20pm on Wednesday March 11 when he fled.

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Police said the 33-year-old was traced and arrested on Monday.

He is expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Monday.

A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Police thanked members of the public who helped with inquiries.