Mountain rescue team joins search for pensioner missing for three weeks

A mountain rescue team has joined the search for a pensioner who has been missing for three weeks.

Glyn Smith, 76, was last seen in the Oykel Bridge area of ​​Sutherland after embarking on a walking tour of the Highlands.

Glyn, from Cambridgeshire, has not been in contact with his family since Sunday April 24, leading to heightened concern for his well-being.



Glyn, from Cambridgeshire, has not been in contact with his family since Sunday April 24

Police Scotland officers also noted the 76-year-old was due to meet a group of friends but did not show up for it.

Assynt Mountain Rescue Team joined the search and worked the Cape Wrath trail north of Ben More over the weekend.

They were also assisted by SARDA dogs.



They were also assisted by SARDA dogs
They were also assisted by SARDA dogs

Glyn was described as white, 5 feet, 6 inches tall and of a slim build.

It is believed he was wearing outerwear and carrying a backpack at the time of his disappearance.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Glyn has not been in contact with his family since and they are increasingly concerned.

“He also didn’t meet a group of friends for a planned trip.

“Anyone who thinks they have seen Glyn since Sunday April 24, 2022 is urged to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference 2232 of May 12, 2022.”



Glyn's family are increasingly concerned
Glyn’s family are increasingly worried

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