Missing Shetland crofter found in Lerwick

A CROFTER, reported missing on Shetland more than a week ago, has been found safe and well in the Lerwick area.

Picture: Contributed
Picture: Contributed

Colin Arnot, 52, was reported missing from his home in North Roe on the Shetland mainland on Monday, 25 November. At the height of the search a search and rescue helicopter was deployed, together with teams from Shetland Coastguard, in an effort to trace the missing man.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said today: “Police can report that following extensive searches and inquiry to trace missing man, Colin Arnot, he has now been safely traced in the Lerwick area.The public and media are thanked for their assistance. No further details are available.”

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Meanwhile Police officers in Fraserburgh have launched a search for Latvian national who has been missing in the Buchan fishing town since Sunday.

Missing: Dmitrij Kirilovs

Dmitrij Kirilovs, 38, was last seen in the town’s Saltoun Square at around 5am on Sunday.

A force spokesman said: “Mr Kirilovs, who is from Latvia, has short brown hair and when last seen was wearing a grey, military-style jacket, blue jeans and black cowboy boots. Police are appealing for Mr Kirilovs to contact them to confirm that he is safe and well. Police are urging home owners to check their gardens and sheds to ensure Mr Kirilovs is not within. Any person who believes they may know the whereabouts of Dmitrij Kirilovs is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101.”