Police Scotland is appealing for information regarding the whereabouts of 50-year-old prisoner James Casey, who has failed to return to HMP, Castle Huntly by Dundee following a period of day release.
James was reported missing at 9pm on Thursday 10 December. It is understood he may have travelled to the Inverness area.
He is described as being five feet eight inches tall, with receding hair and brown eyes. When last seen he was wearing a blue coat, black hooded top, blue jeans and brown walking boots.
Police have advised the public not to approach James and should contact police on 101.