Highlands & Islands

Major search for overdue walker in Glen Etive

Police and rescue teams have launched a search for a hillwalker who failed to return home on Tuesday night from a trek in Glen Etive.

The man, who was carrying a red rucksack, had set out for a walk near the mountain Buachaille Etive Mor.

Glencoe, Lochaber, Oban and RAF mountain rescue teams and two helicopters have started a search.

Dogs and handlers from the police and the Search and Rescue Dog Association have been sent to the area.

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