A MAN has gone missing from a town near Glasgow. 

Allan McDowall was last seen in Barrhead's Princes Square at around 10am yesterday morning.

It is believed the 50-year-old later visited the Cross Stobs Inn at some point during the day. 

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Police say his family is "extremely concerned" about his disappearance and it is "out of character for him". 

Allan is described as 6 ft 2", with short hair and was wearing a white jacket with black shoulders.

Sergeant Mark Semple, from Giffnock police station, said: “Allan’s family are extremely concerned about him and it is out of character for him not to be in touch with them.

“I am appealing for any information which could assist in tracing him and would urge anyone who may have seen him, or has knowledge of his whereabouts, to contact police.

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“I would also appeal directly to Allan to please get in touch with someone to confirm he is safe and well." 

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.