Concern is growing for a grandfather who has been missing from Fife since Monday night.
Ian Wilson was last seen in the Katrine Crescent area of Kirkcaldy at around 10.15pm on Monday October 2.
There has been no contact from the 64-year-old since and a multi-agency response has been launched to trace him including police helicopter and dog units as well as assistance from the mountain rescue team.
Ian has been described as a loving father and grandfather. His family said they are extremely worried and just want him home.
Officers are carrying out door-to-door enquiries and checking any doorbell recording equipment.
Searches are being carried out by specialist search officers focusing on northern areas of the Fife town.
He is around 5ft 8in in height, with a slim build and short, grey receding hair.
Police said that as far as they are aware, Ian is not suitably dressed for the recent cold and wet weather.
It is believed he is wearing a grey, short-sleeved polo shirt, jeans and dark coloured boots.
Inspector Kim Stuart said: “We are growing increasingly concerned for Ian. There have been no sightings or contact from him since Monday night.
“Ian may be in a confused and it’s possible he has sought shelter in someone’s garden shed, garage or other outbuilding.
“Please check your outbuildings as Ian may be inside. I would also ask people with dash cam or doorbell cameras to check the footage as it may have captured images of Ian.
“Our enquires are ongoing and I would ask anyone who has seen Ian or has any information as to his whereabouts to contact us.”
Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident 4035 of October 2, 2023.
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