Highlands & Islands

Search continues for fisherman

The search is continuing for a man who has not been seen since he left his home to go fishing on Thursday morning.

John Scott, 59, left his home in Scotsburn Road, near Alness, at 08:00 to go fishing on the River Averon.

He is described as 6ft 1in, of large build with grey hair and a goatee beard.

Police have been co-ordinating a search involving lifeboats, the coastguard and an RAF helicopter as well as police dogs and officers.

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