POLICE are searching for a missing man who was last seen walking across the Erskine Bridge.

The force said that Rufus Brickell, 22, was reported missing from the Dalry/Gorgie area of Edinburgh and had last been seen on Orwell Place at around 6 pm on Sunday.

Following enquiries officers now have CCTV footage of Rufus getting off a train at Kilpatrick Station in West Dunbartonshire just after midnight on Sunday before leaving the station and walking south across the Erskine bridge.

He is described as white, around 5ft 11 inches in height and of muscular build with short brown hair. When last seen, he was wearing a grey waterproof jacket, dark coloured jeans, dark green New Balance trainers and a dark green Eastpak rucksack.

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Inspector Keith Forrester, from Wester Hailes Police Station, said: "Police and Rufus's family are very concerned for his welfare and we are urging anyone with information to come forward.

"We have widened our search and now know he is or was in the Kilpatrick and Erskine bridge area.

"If you believe you may have seen Rufus within the vicinity around this time we urge you to contact Police.

"We would also ask anyone with dash-cam footage who was driving in these areas in the early hours of Sunday morning to check back."

Anyone with any information should contact police quoting reference number 1477 of Sunday 6 October.