Aberdeen police search River Don in effort to find missing teenager
Police in Aberdeen have conducted a search of the River Don as part of a wider effort to find a missing teenager.
David Macleod was last seen at 1pm on Friday, June 19, in the Stafford Street area of the city.
Police officers and firefighters searched for the 18-year-old around the River Don, between the Diamond Bridge and Seaton Park.
They said their efforts would continue into the evening.
Officers are also carrying out house to house and CCTV enquiries in an effort to build a picture surrounding David’s movements.
He is around 6’ tall and thin, with a pale complexion with brown eyes and brown hair. He has a small scar on his cheek and is normally clean shaven.
At the time he was last seen he was wearing a waterproof jacket with a horizontal red stripe at the bottom which merges to grey and then black, black jeans and black trainers.
He was also carrying a black rucksack.
Inspector George Nixon, North East Division said: "It is now over 48 hours since David was last seen and both ourselves and David's family and friends continue to be concerned for his welfare.
“We are focusing our activity in the Seaton Park, Balgownie, Grandholm, Tillydrone and Old Aberdeen areas in particular and I would urge anybody who thinks they have seen David or has any information as to his whereabouts to contact us.
“Additionally, I would ask that anybody who lives in these areas to check sheds, outbuildings or gardens for anything which may assist us in our enquiries"
Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting reference number 2053 of the 19 June, 2020.
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