A crew from Broughty Ferry Lifeboat Station has been searching the Tay for missing local man Gary Steadman.
As concern grows over the welfare of the missing 28 year old, the RNLI has been combing the water between Tayport and the Tay bridges.
The lifeboat was launched yesterday at 5.30pm.
Launched from Broughty Ferry, Tayside about half an hour ago – https://t.co/Wxu9RnuLbB
— RNLI: Out On A Shout (@outonashout) September 19, 2017
He was later spotted at the Scotmid store on Castle Street, just a short distance from William Street, however he has not been seen since.
Inspector Karen Muirhead of Levenmouth Police Station said yesterday: “Gary has now been missing for some time and we are eager to trace him as soon as possible.
“I would ask anyone who has seen Gary, or who recognises his description, to contact us as soon as possible.
“Likewise I would ask Gary if he sees this appeal get in touch with his family or police to let us know he’s okay.”
Gary is described as a white man with slender build. He is around 6ft tall with short, dark curly hair.
He wears glasses and was last seen wearing a blue hooded top with a galaxy design, jeans and black trainers.
Gary has a number of tattoos, including a triangle design with an eye on his upper left hand. He also has tattoos on his upper arms.
Anyone with information is asked to contact officers at Levenmouth Police Station on 101, quoting incident number 1208 of September 29, or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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