Police Scotland is seeking the assistance of the public help trace a man who has been reported missing from Paisley since Friday.

John Smith, 53, was last seen on Friday morning in Brown Street, Paisley. He was due to attend an appointment and failed to return home. He was reported missing to police on Saturday morning.

John is white, around 5ft. 10 inches in height, medium build, with greying, auburn hair. He also wears glasses. When last seen, he was wearing a black leather jacket, a blue shirt, blue jeans and white trainers.

Officers have been checking CCTV footage for any further information on John or where he might have gone.

Police Scotland said: “John often socialises in Paisley but no-one has seen or heard from him recently and concern for him is growing. He also has links to Blackpool and Morecombe in Lancashire and officers are liaising with Force colleagues in those areas.

“Anyone who has seen John or has any information as to his whereabouts is asked to call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 1164 of 26 June 2021.”