Missing teenager from England believed to be camping in Edinburgh

Police are searching for 18-year-old Anthony Cook who has gone missing from Grimsby.

Missing teenager from Grimsby in England believed to camping in Edinburgh, Scotland Police Scotland

Concerns are growing for a missing teenager from England who is believed to be camping in the Edinburgh area.

Anthony Cook was reported missing from Grimsby on Sunday, May 19, and is thought to have travelled to Edinburgh.

The 18-year-old bought several items including a dark blue two-person Ordos tent and a blue Skyhigh 700 sleeping bag at a camping shop on Causewayside on Monday.

Anthony is described as white, around 6ft with short, brown hair and speaks with an English accent.

When last seen he was wearing a black hooded jacket, dark skinny jeans, black shoes and carrying a black rucksack.

Sergeant David Tainish said: “Concerns are growing for Anthony and we need to make sure he is safe and well.

“It is believed he may be camping with locations including near the Water of Leith in the Balerno area, around Heriot-Watt University or in the Pentland Hills.

“We are asking anyone who has seen Anthony or knows where he might be to get in touch.

“If you are out and about and see anyone matching his description or camping equipment similar to those he as bought, then please make contact with officers.”

Anyone who can help is asked to call Police Scotland on 101, quoting reference number 0348 of Monday, May 20, 2024.

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