UPDATE: Missing Galashiels man Bruce Dodds has been traced, say police. Thanks for your help.

CONCERN is growing for a missing 51-year-old man last seen in Galashiels.

A public appeal has been issued to help trace Bruce Dodds who was last seen in the Currie Road area of the town at around 9pm on Sunday (May 21). 

Police have described him as white, around 5ft 10 in height, of medium build, and bald. 

When last seen he was wearing a red coat, red jumper, blue jeans and carrying a small, black rucksack.

Inspector Billy Telford said: “Enquiries are continuing to trace Bruce and we are growing concerned for his welfare.

“Bruce was last seen in Galashiels however he may have travelled to the Selkirk area.

“We would appeal to anyone who may have seen Bruce or has any information on his whereabouts to please contact police.”

Information can be passed to officers via 101 quoting incident number 1095 of May 23, 2023.