Police are appealing for help to trace a missing North-east man.
Alan Stewart, from Banchory, was last seen at 10.10pm on Wednesday near Laurencekirk.
He is believed to be wearing a black jacket, black trousers and trainers along with a silver neck chain.
He is described as being 5ft 10ins in height.
A police spokeswoman said: “This is out of character for him and family are anxious to hear from him.”