Search continues for man who disappeared after leaving dog with family

Harry Macdonald, 59, was last seen on September 19 when he dropped off his pet dog to go for a walk.

Search continues for Harry Macdonald last seen two weeks ago on Skye after leaving dog with family Police Scotland

A further plea has been issued in a bid to find a missing man from the Isle of Skye who last seen more than two weeks ago.

Concern is growing for the safety of Harry Macdonald who has not been seen since Monday, September 19 when he left his dog with a family member in Peinmore near Portree around 4.30pm.

Nearby residents have been urged to keep a lookout for the 59-year-old and anyone with dash-cam footage from the area has been encouraged to contact police.

Officers say they are growing “increasingly concerned” for the safety of Mr Macdonald, who said he was going for a walk before leaving his dog with a family member.

STV News previously reported that the move was considered “completely out of character” for Mr Macdonald.

He is described as white, 6ft 2ins in height, with white and grey receding hair and dark, bushy eyebrows.

When last seen he wearing a navy blue hoodie, blue jeans, black walking boots and a red sports watch.

Residents have been asked to check garden sheds or outbuildings in case Mr Macdonald has sought shelter.

Chief Inspector Alasdair MacLeod said: “As time passes we are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of Harry.

“We are carrying out extensive searches and reviewing CCTV in an effort to find him. We have had a sighting of him in the Peinmore area on Monday, September, 19.

“I would ask residents in the Portree area to check their sheds and outbuildings for any signs that he may have taken shelter there.

“I would also ask motorists to check their dash-cam footage if you were travelling between Portree and the junction into Peinmore between 4.45pm on Sunday, September 18 and 4.55pm on Monday, September 19. You may have captured something that could assist our investigation.

“If you have any information which could assist with our enquiries, please contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident number 2186 of Monday, September, 26.”

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