Missing Duncan Sim: Police issue CCTV image as search for student continues

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Duncan Sim and (right) an image from CCTV on the evening he disappeared.

Police in Fife have issued a CCTV image of missing St Andrews University student Duncan Sim as the search for him continues.

The 19-year-old was last seen outside Madras Rugby Club on Old Station Road,St Andrews, at 11.15pm on Wednesday

Since then a number of  specialist local and national resources have been used in the hunt, including; the coastguard, search and rescue dogs and the police air support unit.

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Duncan Sim

A large number of public volunteers are also helping specially trained officers.

Door-to-door enquiries have been carried out in St Andrews and CCTV has been reviewed in a bid to establish Duncan’s last known movements.

Duncan is described as a white man, 6ft tall, and of medium build.

He has brown hair, green eyes and was last seen wearing a grey suit jacket, white shirt and a blue and white tie.

Chief Inspector Steven Hamilton of Fife Police Division said: “Duncan has now been missing for a significant amount of time and we are very concerned for his welfare.

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Searching for missing student Duncan Sim on Sunday March 18.

“The response from the public and our partner agencies has been fantastic and we are thankful for their support as we continue in our efforts to trace Duncan.

“I would appeal specifically to anyone who may have seen Duncan, or a man matching his description, outside Madras Rugby Club at around 11.15pm on Wednesday night.

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The search for missing person Duncan Sim is being coordinated from the Madras Rugby Pavillion

“We have released an image of Duncan from earlier in the evening showing the clothing he was wearing when last seen. I would ask the public to view this image and come forward if they saw Duncan after 11.15pm on Wednesday evening.

“I would also ask local residents in the St Andrews area to check their gardens, outbuilding and cars as Duncan may have entered to seek shelter and which can help us establish his current whereabouts.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact St Andrew’s Police Station, quoting incident number 2987 of March 15.

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