Police are appealing for help to trace 90-year-old William Scott who was last seen in the Chesser Loan area around 8.45am yesterday morning.

He is described as aroun 5’1” with balding with white hair to the back and sides.

He regularly wears glasses and when last seen he was wearing a dark coloured jacket and grey trousers.

Friends and family are becoming increasingly concerned for his wellbeing.

Inspector Gill Lundberg from Drylaw Police station says “William has been missing for a number of hours now, this is completely out of character for him and his friends are understandably worried about it.

“If you believe you have seen William or have any information please contact 101.”