NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Missing lone Aberdeen fisherman, 40, named

Discovery/Pic: Davie Tait
Image caption The Discovery was spotted drifting off the coast at the weekend

A lone fisherman missing since his boat was spotted drifting off the Aberdeenshire coast at the weekend has been named.

Bruce Pearson, 40, of Rosehearty, has not been seen since the creel boat Discovery was spotted drifting off St Combs on Saturday.

Aberdeen Coastguard said extensive weekend searches had found no sign of him.

Grampian Police said enquiries were continuing into the incident.

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