Police are appealing for the help of the public to help trace missing man, 33-year-old Rowan Taylor.

He was last seen in the Morningside are of the city around 4.40pm yesterday afternoon.

Inspector Mark Hamilton said :‘We are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of Rowan.

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‘When last seen he was wearing a navy blue jacket, which was waist length with a high collar, a dark T-shirt underneath, with grey trousers, dark shoes. He has short dark hair, along with facial hair and currently has two black eyes.

“We are appealing for anyone who has any information regarding his whereabouts to come forward and contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting 2646.’

Anyone wishing to provide information anonymously can do so through the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.