Residents urged to check sheds amid search for man missing for 19 days

Brendan McGivern hasn't been seen since June 20 with police becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare.

Residents urged to check sheds amid search for Aberdeenshire man missing for 19 days Police Scotland

Police are urging anyone living in the Rattray area to check their gardens and sheds as the search continues for a missing man.

Brendan McGivern was reported missing on Friday, July 5 but hasn’t been seen since June 20 when he was in the McDonald Crescent area.

The 43-year-old is described as being 5ft 9ins tall, of heavy build and has tattoos on both arms.

He has short, shaved, dark hair, which is balding, and wears black-rimmed glasses. When last seen, he was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms, a black Under Armour waterproof jacket, and black trainers.

Sergeant Kate Forbes said: “We are becoming increasingly concerned for Brendan’s welfare and are urgently appealing for anyone with knowledge of his whereabouts to please come forward.

“We are urging residents in the local area to check any gardens, outbuildings or sheds in case he has sought shelter there.

“Brendan, if you see this, please get in touch with us and let us know you are safe.”

Anyone who thinks they might have seen Brendan or has any information on his whereabouts is urged to contact Police Scotland via 101 quoting incident number 3122 of July 5.

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