STILL MISSING: Re-appeal after man’s dog traced on new Kintyre Way

By Democrat reporter

Police are appealing for walkers on the new Kintyre Way route to look out for missing Campbeltown man Neil Scott, after his dog was traced in the area.

Ramu was located north of Earadale Point, outside Machrihanish around 11.20am on Sunday, 11 July, after being sighted in the area on Saturday evening.

Neil (58) was reported missing from his home in Campbeltown on Thursday, 8 July, and inquiries are ongoing to find him.

He is described as being around 5ft 10in in height, of medium build with thinning grey/white hair.

He was last seen wearing a black thigh-length winter coat with a hood and reflective white stripes on two zips on the chest area. He was also wearing faded blue jeans, a dark coloured cap and beige walking boots.

Inspector Ross MacDonald said: “Thankfully Ramu has been traced this morning, and officers are continuing to search the area for Neil, along with the local mountain rescue team and police helicopter.

“The new Kintyre Way is a popular walking route and we would urge members of the public who think they may have seen Neil to get in touch with police, as well as continuing to keep a look out for him.

“Anyone with information can approach officers in the area or contact Police Scotland through 101, quoting incident number 0984 of Thursday, 8 July, 2021.”

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