Police release four images of man seen falling off Tay Road Bridge on New Year’s Day

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Police have released CCTV images of a man believed to have fallen from the Tay Road Bridge

Police have released four images of a man seen falling into the Tay on New Year’s Day.

The male was seen falling from the Tay Road Bridge, nearer the Fife end, at around 3.40pm on Monday.

He is described as white, in his 50s, wearing a dark tammy style hat, a large black winter coat over a dark green jumper or shirt, grey jeans and black shoes. He was also seen to be smoking a cigarette he had taken from a tobacco pouch.

It has been confirmed that he walked on to the bridge from the Dundee end.

Chief Inspector Nicky Russell said : “We need the assistance of the public to help us identify the man in the images.

“We have had nobody that matches the description reported as missing to us and we need to establish who this man is as soon as possible.

“Coastguard were contacted and carried out an extensive search of the river but to date there has been no sightings.

“If you recognise him, please get in touch with Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference CR/76/18’.”

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