Highlands & Islands

Hillwalker from Hampshire missing in Glen Coe

Edward Davies Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Edward Davies was reported missing on Wednesday

Police have appealed for help in tracing a hillwalker who has been reported missing while on a trip to Glen Coe.

Edward Davies, 39, from Hampshire, was thought to have been planning a hike in the area of Sgùrr na h-Ulaidh on Sunday.

Police Scotland were alerted on Wednesday after he failed to get in touch with family and friends.

Glencoe and Oban mountain rescue teams have been searching for him.

Police, search dogs and a coastguard helicopter have also been involved in searches.

Mr Davies' white Toyota Aygo car had been seen parked near the Glencoe Visitor Centre, police said.

He is described as white, 5ft 11in in height, of slim build and has dark brown hair. He was thought to be wearing a blue waterproof jacket.

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