Concern as police launch search for man missing overnight

William Abernethy, 67, was last seen boarding a bus near the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh on Saturday.

Concern as police launch search for William Abernethy, missing overnight Police Scotland
Missing: An appeal has been launched to trace William Abernethy.

An appeal has been launched in the search for a missing man from Edinburgh.

William Abernethy, 67, was last seen boarding a number 21 bus near the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh at around 11.29am on Saturday.

He is described as white, 5ft 5in tall, of larger build with short dark brown/grey hair, stubble and has tattoos on his arms. 

When last seen he was wearing a black jumper, black jogging bottoms and white trainers. He has been described as walking with a distinctive shuffle.

Anyone who believes they may have seen William or who has any other information can call 101, quoting reference 2276 of May 14.