Posters are to be handed out this evening in an effort to find a taxi driver who has been missing for two days.
Robert Stevenson, of Portsoy, is believed to have last been seen at around 4.20pm on Thursday.
The 65-year-old was driving his taxi southbound on the A947 between Banff and Macduff, south of the Deveron Bridge.
Inspector Megan Heathershaw said: “Posters will be distributed this evening with the aim of reminding people to be vigilant to Robert’s car.
“We would also ask that farmers in the area check farm tracks for any signs that a car may have been there.
“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 and sees the vehicle described or Robert please contact police on 101.”
Robert is white, 5ft 4 ins , 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 R10AAT.
It has ‘AA Taxis’ on the roof sign and logos on both nearside and offside doors.
Officers have urged the public to look out for Robert’s taxi and have appealed to walkers in particular.
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.