Tayside and Central Scotland

Man's body recovered from River Carron believed to be missing fisherman

River Carron Image copyright Geograph
Image caption The man was believed to have been fishing in the River Carron

The body of a man who is believed to have been fishing has been recovered from a river near Falkirk.

Police pulled the body of a man in his 60s from the banks of the River Carron at Larbert, at about 09:50.

It is understood he was reported missing on Wednesday when he failed to return from a fishing trip.

A police spokeswoman said there appeared to be no suspicious circumstances surrounding the man's death.

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