Missing man’s walking stick found at riverside

By Alison Campsie

Published: 01/02/2014

Hopes are fading for the safety of missing pensioner Douglas Bruce after police discovered his walking stick on the banks of the River Dee.

Police said officers were becoming “increasingly anxious”, following a large-scale search operation which failed to find any trace of the 78-year-old.

Mr Bruce was last seen by his wife Grace at their home in Crown Crescent, Culter, before going for a morning walk on Wednesday.

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