Concern for man missing for over a week as fresh sighting confirmed

Police said it is unusual for him to not be in touch with anyone.

Concern for man missing for over a week from Edinburgh as fresh sighting in Musselburgh confirmed Police Scotland

Police are continuing to appeal to trace a man who has been missing for a week after a fresh sighting of him was confirmed.

Daniel Fraser, from the Drylaw area of Edinburgh, was last seen walking alone in the High Street area of Musselburgh at around 1.30am on Sunday, January, 7.

Extensive enquiries are ongoing and the most recent confirmed sighting of the 35-year-old is now in the Goose Green Place area of Musselburgh a short time later on Sunday, January 7.

Daniel is described as white, around 5ft 8ins tall, of slim build with short, light-brown hair.

When he was last seen, he was wearing a grey, long-sleeved jumper with a white t-shirt underneath, dark-coloured jeans and black trainers with blue detailing.

Daniel was reported missing on Thursday, January 11 after concerns were raised that he had not been in touch with family or friends.

Inspector Craig Sandbach said: “It is unusual for Daniel not to be in touch with anyone and we are concerned about him.

“From our enquiries, we now know the last sighting of Daniel was on his own in the Goose Green Place area of Musselburgh at around 1.35am on Sunday, January 7.

“We have significant resources dedicated to this enquiry and we are urging the public to come forward with any information relating to his whereabouts.

“If you were in the area at the time, please think back, did you notice anyone matching his description? I’m particularly keen to speak to any taxi drivers who may have been in the area at the time.

“If anyone has seen Daniel, or has any information as to his present whereabouts, please contact police. I would also urge people who live in the area to check outbuildings and sheds.”

Anyone who may have seen him, or who has any information on his whereabouts, is urged to contact 101 quoting incident number 3723 of January 11.

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