Concern for vulnerable man missing from Newton Mearns

William Barclay has been missing since Sunday evening.
William Barclay has been missing since Sunday evening.

Police Scotland is appealing for assistance to trace a vulnerable missing man from the Newton Mearns area.

William Barclay (79) was last seen walking on Culzean Crescent around 8pm on Sunday, May 27.

He is described as 5ft 3in, with short grey hair, and was wearing a blue t-shirt, jeans and white trainers. He also may have been wearing a denim jacket.

Sergeant Gordon Sweeney, from Giffnock Police Station, said: “William has dementia and his family are extremely worried about him and we are appealing for members of the public to assist us in finding him.

“He is known to spend time in Newton Mearns and Clarkston and also has family in the Springburn/Milton area. He has no money or a bus pass in his possession so will be on foot.

“We are appealing to anyone who may have seen William to please contact Giffnock Police Station via 101, quoting incident number 1399 of Monday 28 May 2018.”