Family ‘increasingly concerned’ as police search for missing man

James Turner left his property at around 3pm on Tuesday, December 28.

Family ‘increasingly concerned’ as police search for missing man Police Scotland

Police are appealing for information in the search for a man reported missing from his home in Dumfries and Galloway.

James Turner, 45, left his property in Glynt Wynde, Annan, in a blue Skoda Octavia at around 3pm on Tuesday, December 28.

The car’s registration is SV12 WCR.

Mr Turner’s whereabouts are unknown and his family are becoming increasingly concerned for him.

He is known to walk, fish and camp locally, and also has connections in the Aboyne area, Aberdeenshire.

Officers are appealing to members of the public to keep an eye out for Mr Turner and his vehicle in car parks, by rivers, beaches, forests and beauty spots both in the Annan area and the Aboyne area.

He is 5ft 10in, of medium build, with dark greying hair.

When last seen he was wearing a dark safari-type jacket, white long-sleeve t-shirt, black jogging bottoms and trainers.

Inspector Scott Torrance said: “James has been missing for some time now. This is completely out of character for him and his family are understandably worried.

“We have a number of police resources out looking for James and I am now looking for the assistance from the public.

“If you have seen James or his car, or have any information about where he might be, then please call us immediately on 101, quoting incident number 2724 of Tuesday, December 28, 2021.”