Concern after Aberdeenshire pensioner Philip Begg goes missing

If you have seen Philip Begg, please phone 101.

Police in Aberdeenshire have appealed to the public for help in tracking down missing man Philip Begg.

Mr Begg has been reported missing from the Cuminestown area.

He is 65 years old, and was last seen at around 4pm.

UPDATE: Mr Begg has been found safe and well.

Officers say they are growing increasingly concerned for his safety.

He is around 5ft 9in tall, and has a stout build.

He has short grey hair and a short beard, and was last seen wearing a green fleece jacket, blue jogging trousers and black shoes.

He is known to regularly smoke a pipe.

Police say he could be driving a black Kia Sportage, with the registration number P8EGG.

Anyone who has seen Mr Begg or has information that could assist officers is urged to phone the police on 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous.