An image of a missing taxi driver’s SUV has been released in an effort to trace him.
Robert Stevenson has been reported missing from Portsoy.
The 65-year-old was last seen at around 4.20pm yesterday.
He was driving his taxi southbound on the A947 between Banff and Macduff south of the Deveron Bridge.
Inspector Megan Heathershaw said: “We would appeal to anyone who has seen the vehicle described to get in touch with police as soon as possible.
“It is out of character for Robert to go missing and as time goes by we are increasingly concerned for him and want to trace him to ensure he is safe and well.
“I would urge anyone who is out in the area whether that is hiking or dog walking to please be vigilant to the appeal to trace Robert and if they see him or his vehicle contact police on 101.”
Robert is white, 5ft 4 ins tall, of slim build, with brown eyes, short grey hair and a moustache.
He is believed to be wearing a white, pink and blue checked shirt, black trousers and shoes.
His taxi is a blue Dacia Duster, registration mark R10AAT.
The taxi has ‘AA Taxis’ on the roof sign and logos on both onside and offside doors.
Anyone who may have any information that could assist tracing Robert is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident 3517 of May 11.