Alam Kharote was last seen around 7.45 am on Tuesday in Newton Stewart.
He is described as being 5ft 6ins tall, slim build and wearing a grey tracksuit.
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Inspector McCreadie from Dumfries & Galloway Division said "Alam has been missing for a number of hours now.
“If you believe you have seen Alam or have any information please contact 101 quoting incident no. 0284 of the 27th of July 2021."
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