The lead singer of a popular Scots indie band has been reported missing.
Police are appealing for information on Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison, who has not been seen since leaving the Dakota Hotel in South Queensferry on Wednesday, May 9 at about 1am.
The songwriter and guitarist, 36, was reported missing by his family in Dennistoun and is believed to be in Edinburgh.
A police statement said: “Police in Edinburgh are appealing for information to help trace a missing man believed to be in the Capital.
“Scott Hutchison is originally from Selkirk and was reported missing from Dennistoun, Glasgow, by his family on Wednesday, May 9.
“Inquiries have established that he had visited the Dakota Hotel in South Queensferry, before leaving the accommodation at around 1am on Wednesday 9th March.
“The 36-year-old, who is the lead singer of Scottish indie rock band, Frightened Rabbit, has not been seen since this time and concern is growing for his welfare.
“Anyone who knows his current whereabouts is asked to come forward.”
The band took to social media to appeal for help, tweeting: “We are worried about Scott, who has been missing for a little while now. He may be in a fragile state and may not be making the best decisions for himself right now.”
We are worried about Scott, who has been missing for a little while now. He may be in a fragile state and may not be making the best decisions for himself right now. Please could Scott or anyone with any information on his whereabouts please contact Police Scotland (101).
— Frightened Rabbit (@FRabbits) May 9, 2018
He is described as about 6ft tall, white and stocky with dark hair and a thick beard. He was last seen wearing a dark baseball cap, navy blue hooded jacket, grey or khaki trousers and white trainers.
Inspector Graeme Dignan from Drylaw Police Station said: “We are keen to locate Scott as soon as possible to ensure he is safe and well and would urge anyone who can assist with our ongoing inquiries to come forward.
“If you believe you have seen him since the early hours of Wednesday morning or know where he currently is, then please contact police immediately.
“I’d also urge Scott to get in touch with family, friends, or with police, to let us know he is alright.”
Anyone with information is being urged to contact officers at Drylaw Police Station via 101, quoting the incident number 0082 of May 9.