Police have launched a huge search for a missing man suspected to be in the Ballater area.
Andrew Gregory, 35, was last seen at about 9am today and his vehicle has since been located within a car park in the Cambus O’May area, just off the A93 near Ballater.
Extensive searches have been launched in the area involving helicopter, mountain rescue teams, specialist police search officers and the dog unit.
Mr Gregory is described as being around 6ft tall with an athletic build and reddish brown hair.
MISSING PERSON Andrew Gregory, 35 – last seen around 9am this morning and his vehicle has been located within a carpark in the Cambus O’May area just off the A93 near to #Ballater. Searches launched in the area + photo currently being sourced. Info? Please call 101 ref. no. 1542
— NorthEastPolice (@NorthEPolice) November 16, 2018
Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact the police on 101 as soon as possible quoting ref. no. 1542 of Nov 16.
Police have also appealed for Mr Gregory to get in touch as soon as possible if he sees this appeal, to let officers know he is safe and well.