Police are appealing for information to help trace a 66-year-old man reported missing in Edinburgh.
Ronald Avinou has been missing since Sunday January 10, and has not been in contact with family or friends who are growing concerned for his welfare.
Ronald is described as white, 5ft 8in, with a slim build. He has long grey/white hair and a long white beard.
Officers believe that he may have been in the Thurso area on Saturday January 9.
Inspector David Robertson of Gayfield Police Station said: “Ronald has various health conditions and we’re growing increasingly concerned for his wellbeing.
“He’s a keen hill walker who may have travelled to the Durness and Tongue areas, also.
“We’re asking anyone who may have seen Ronald in this time, or has information which can help us establish his whereabouts, to get in touch as soon as possible.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101.