Police are seeking help to find a missing man who could be in the west Highlands.
Following a weekend of inquiries officers are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of missing Edinburgh man, Raymond Paterson.
The 63-year-old was last seen outside his home in Balcarres Street, Morningside at around 8:45pm on Friday.
Officers are continuing to carry out extensive inquiries and are appealing to the public for assistance in a bid to trace the man safe and well.
Mr Paterson has strong links to the west Highlands and may have travelled by train to the to the Bridge of Orchy/Glencoe area using the west coast rail line. Police are also keeping an open mind to the possibility that he has journeyed south to London.
He is described as white, 5ft 8inches tall, of slim to medium build with blue eyes, short grey hair and has a Glaswegian accent. He regularly wears a safari jacket with combat trousers.
Anyone who can assist officers with their efforts to trace Mr Paterson is asked to contact police immediately.
Inspector Murray Tait said: “Raymond has now been missing for three days and given the recent cold weather we are increasingly concerned for his wellbeing.
“Understandably, his family is very worried and keen to hear that he is safe.
“Our inquiries have shown that Raymond may have travelled to the West Highlands but we are also keeping an open mind as to the possibility that he has travelled by rail to London.
“Anyone who remembers seeing Raymond either in Edinburgh or elsewhere since Friday evening is asked to contact police on 101 or alternatively the charity, Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”