Tayside and Central Scotland

Body found in search for missing Arbroath man Bailey Mearns

Bailey Mearns
Image caption Bailey Mearns was last seen at 07:00 on Monday

Police searching for a missing 21-year-old man from Arbroath have discovered a man's body in the Angus town.

Officers said formal identification has yet to take place, but the family of Bailey Mearns has been informed.

A police helicopter had joined the search for Mr Mearns, who was last seen at Strathairlie Avenue at 07:00 on Monday.

Police said previously they had been "increasingly concerned" for Mr Mearns' welfare.

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