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Police issue new photo of missing Letham pensioner Robert McLaren

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Image caption Officers said they have "significant concerns" for Robert McLaren's welfare

Police have issued a new photograph of a Perth pensioner missing from his home in Letham since 25 February.

Officers said they have "significant concerns" for Robert McLaren's welfare.

The 70-year-old was reported missing from his home in Appin Terrace, but was last seen at shops in Rannoch Road at 08:08 on 20 February.

Police have carried out house-to-house inquiries and are appealing for private CCTV as part of the search for the missing pensioner.

Mr McLaren wearing a black donkey jacket, a beige baseball cap with a white logo on the front, blue jeans or trousers and brown shoes when he was last seen.

He is 5ft 7in, of large build, with a pale complexion, and a balding head with short grey hair around the sides.

He has connections to the Coupar Angus area and is known to walk in the area of Jeanfield Road and the North Inch, Perth.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Local residents are asked to check sheds, garages and outbuildings for any signs that someone might have taken refuge, either overnight or temporarily.

"There are significant concerns for Robert's welfare and anyone who knows him or has seen a man matching his description is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101."

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