Helicopter and fire crews search Blairgowrie river for ‘vulnerable’ Lee, 34

Lee Brown
Lee Brown

Emergency services are searching for a missing “high risk” local man who disappeared in the early hours of Friday.

Lee Brown, 34, who uses a walking stick, has been described by police as vulnerable.

Lee Brown

He was last seen at his Blairgowrie home at 1.45am.

Fire crews searched the River Ericht on Saturday night following a possible sighting by a member of the public.

The search involved two fire and rescue service boats. A playpark at the riverside was taped off and used as a base of operations by firefighters.

Friends, relatives and members of the public also joined the search.

A helicopter was seen circling the Ericht earlier in the day.

Lee is described as white, 5ft 10in with short brown hair. When last seen at 1.45am, he was wearing a three-quarter length camouflage jacket, tracksuit bottoms and a blue, cream hat.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts has been urged to call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number PS-20181130-1897.