Missing man who skipped court ‘is risk to the public’

Derek Mackay, 32, failed to attend court and is now considered 'unlawfully at large'.

At large: Derek Mackay is wanted by police. <strong>Police Handout</strong>
At large: Derek Mackay is wanted by police. Police Handout

Police are hunting a missing man who is considered a “risk to the public”.

Derek Mackay, 32, has missed a number of court appearances and is now considered “unlawfully at large”.

He is described as 5ft 8in tall, of medium build, with short brown hair and has a local accent.

While he is resident in Invergordon, it is believed he may also travel further throughout the Highlands.


Detective Inspector Scott MacDonald said: “We want to trace Derek Mackay as quickly as possible and I’d be interested to hear from anyone who has information.

“I would like to reassure people that considerable and extensive efforts are being put into locating him

“I would ask people not approach Mr Mackay. If you believe you have seen him, please call Police Scotland as soon as you can.”

You can pass information to Police Scotland by calling 101, quoting reference NE5554/18.

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