A body has been recovered in Fraserburgh Harbour.
A search operation was launched this morning after concerns were raised for a man reported to have fallen into the water.
The local coastguard and lifeboat assisted with the search.
Local Inspector Martin MacDougall said: “Inquiries are currently ongoing to trace the man’s next of kin so no further information will be released at the moment.
“This is a tragic incident and I would like to thank our partners for their assistance.
“Police officers will remain in the area meantime while inquiries are carried out and I would ask anyone who has information which could assist to call 101 quoting ref. no. PS-20181220-0165.”