Police have scaled back a search for a missing north-east man.
Marian Pavel, 45, was last seen at around 7.30pm on Wednesday February 20 at the Dean’s Shortbread Factory on Steven Road.
Specialist searches involving the dog unit, air support and the dive and marine unit have been carried out, but there has been no trace of Marian or any of his belongings.
The searches have included areas of woodland, farmland and parts of the River Deveron and River Bogie.
He is around 6ft 2in tall, with brown hair – shaved at the side and a ponytail. He was last seen wearing a dark blue pullover, grey woolly hat, blue jeans and black footwear.
Inspector Matt Smith said: “Our searches have been intelligence-led and have focused on the information available to us.
“We are very grateful to members of the public who have supported us with our inquiries, particularly those who got in touch to report that they had seen Marian.
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“We have no new confirmed sightings of him at this time but would continue to urge anyone who thinks they might have information to get in touch with us on 101 using reference number 4314 of 20 February.
“Reviews of the inquiry have been carried out and will continue as is standard with any long-term missing person investigation. Any new information which comes to light will be thoroughly investigated.
“We will continue to update Marian’s family and our thoughts remain with them.”