Police officers in Inverness are this afternoon planning on quizzing motorists as efforts to trace a missing vulnerable man from the city are ramped up.
Officers have been growing increasingly concerned for the wellbeing of Zdzislaw Palucki, who was last seen on Wednesday afternoon around 4pm.
Mr Palucki was last seen in the Inverarnie area near Dalvourn campsite at Farr in the south of the city.
This afternoon, officers are to speak to motorists in the area between 3.30pm and 4.30pm in a bid to identify Mr Palucki’s movements.
Inspector Mark Czerniakiewicz said: “It is now two days since Mr Palucki was last seen and we have reason to be concerned for his welfare.
“We continue to carry out extensive enquiries to locate him and would urge anyone with information which could help to come forward.
“We want to speak to anyone who may have seen either Mr Palucki or his Ford Transit van at any time since Wednesday afternoon. If you believe you can help then please contact us as soon as possible.
“I would ask local residents to check any outbuildings, sheds or anywhere a person may have sought shelter thoroughly, while anyone who has been on the roads around Inverarnie is asked to review any dashcam footage you may have.
“If Mr Palucki himself see this then please get in touch – you are not in any trouble, we just want to make sure you are safe.”
Mr Palucki is described as being 5ft 10in tall and of medium build with short black hair and a short beard.
When last seen he was wearing a red checked shirt and light grey trousers.
The 61-year-old drives a white Ford Transit van, bearing the registration SA61 WHC, with this last seen in the area of Dalvourn campsite at Inverarnie.
Yesterday, police twice issued an appeal for members of the public to come forward with information.
Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland on 101.