POLICE are appealing for information to help trace a missing man who was last seen in West Linton.

Irvine Ormiston was last seen near Garvald at 7am this morning (Monday).

He is described as being 5ft 8ins tall stocky build with fair hair.

He was wearing a black ‘Karrimor’ jacket, black tracksuit trousers and a grey hooded top.  

He is also believed to be carrying a black coloured back pack.

Inspector Jim Morrison from Galashiels Police station said: "Irvine been missing for a number of hours now and he may have travelled some distance by using public transport. 

“We are worried about him and have a number of police resources out looking for him and I am asking for the assistance from the public".

If you have any information, contact 101 quoting incident no. 2182 of March 11, 2019.