Helicopter searches for missing Peterculter man Douglas Bruce
An RAF helicopter and police dogs have been called in to help search for a 78-year-old missing on the outskirts of Aberdeen.
Douglas Bruce, from Peterculter, has been missing since about 09:15.
Police Scotland said there was growing concern.
Mr Bruce is described as 5ft 2in tall, of medium build, with grey/white hair. He usually wears glasses with silver rims.
When last seen he was wearing a dark jacket with a hood, grey trousers, brown boots and a dark-coloured hat. He was also wearing a dark scarf.