Ruby is not happy when she discovers that Caitlin has been released from prison on bail.
Wanting to keep a distance, she seeks to flee to Ibiza with her estranged father. Ellie begs Ruby to reconsider as baby Joseph needs continued medical care. Ruby convinces Ellie that she’s not going to go anywhere, but then sneaks Joseph out of the hospital and the pair disappear. Caitlin eventually discovers where her daughter and grandson are hiding however hostilities soon stop when baby Joseph’s health deteriorates.
Elsewhere Kim is back in Shieldinch but Bob misreads her mood thinking that she wants to rekindle their romance. When Kim organises an O’Hara Mother’s Day to remember for Scarlett, it leads to some hurtful home truths. Eve is in for a big mother’s day surprise as her other son Cameron rocks up however it becomes clear that Cameron is hiding his true feelings towards his mother.
River City airs Monday at 10.00pm on the BBC Scotland Channel.