Police search for missing Latvian in Fraserburgh

POLICE have launched a search for a Latvian man who was last seen in Fraserburgh town centre this weekend.

Police have launched a search for Mr Kirilovs. Picture: TSPL
Police have launched a search for Mr Kirilovs. Picture: TSPL

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

A Police Scotland 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.

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“Police are urging homeowners 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.”

Meanwhile, a crofter who was reported missing on Shetland over a week ago has been found safe and well in the Lerwick area.

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.”