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Boat picture released in missing man appeal

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Image caption Mr Brolly was last seen getting into this boat on the loch

Police have made a fresh appeal for information about a man last seen getting into a boat on Loch Awe.

Joachim Brolly, 59, was spotted near the Torran Bay Hostel near Ford in Argyll and Bute on Thursday 9 March.

Officers have released an image of the boat in the hope it will jog people's memories.

Mr Brolly is described as white, 5ft 6in tall, of medium build, with short grey hair and clean-shaven.

He was wearing navy trousers, a navy fleece and a navy jacket.

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Image caption Officers are appealing for sightings of Mr Brolly

Insp Julie McLeish said: "Extensive searches involving police and fire services along with the coastguard have been carried out in an attempt to locate Mr Brolly.

"Police divers are still conducting searches in new areas of the loch and we would welcome any new information from members of the public.

"If you were in the area of Loch Awe on Thursday 9th March and may have seen the Mr Brolly, or the boat in the image, please get in touch.

"We would particularly like to speak to anyone who was out in a boat on Loch Awe that day."

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Image caption The last sighting of Mr Brolly was near the Torran Bay Hostel

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