Lorry driver reports missing Dumfries mental health patient sighting
A patient missing from a mental health unit in Dumfries may have stowed away on a lorry bound for Scunthorpe.
Abdelnabi Alainani, 30, left the Midpark Hospital on Tuesday - sparking a major search operation.
He has been described as of Asian appearance, about 5ft 7in tall and thin with short, dark curly hair.
A driver who travelled from Dumfries saw a man matching the description climb out of his lorry in Scunthorpe on Wednesday.
A statement from Police Scotland said they were now following "positive lines of inquiry".
The public has been asked to remain vigilant and report any further sightings to police.