News / Scotland Seven-year-old boy missing in western Scotland By Press Association 20/09/2021, 4:42 am Police are searching for a seven-year-old boy missing in western Scotland (David Cheskin/PA) Police are searching for a seven-year-old boy missing in western Scotland. Carson Shepherd is missing from Afton Bridgend in New Cumnock, some 40 miles south of Glasgow, East Ayrshire Police said. The force said in a tweet they urged the public to “check garden sheds, gardens, garages and not assume someone else” has already searched the areas. A photograph of Carson was shared by police which showed he has short brown hair. Anyone with information is asked to contact officers by phoning 101.