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Beattock man missing for more than two weeks

Kenneth Thomson. Credit: Police Scotland

Police and family members are growing increasingly concerned about a man from Dumfries and Galloway who has been missing for more than two weeks.

Kenneth Thomson, 54, was last seen in Beattock, near Lockerbie, on Wednesday 29 April 2015.

Despite local coverage, appeals and enquiries into his whereabouts, there have been no reported sightings of him.

He's described as being about 6'2" tall, of medium build, and with fair hair which is balding on top.

He speaks with a Zimbabwean accent, and he has his passport with him.

We are keen to hear from anyone who may have had contact with Kenneth over the past few weeks, or who may know of his current whereabouts.

Anyone with any information can call Police Scotland at Lockerbie on 101."

– Inspector Gordon McKnight of Police Scotland at Lockerbie


Beattock crash victim named

The 46-year-old woman who was killed in a car accident near Beattock in Dumfries and Galloway has been named as Dawn Kirk.

A 20-year-old man who was driving the Vauxhall Corsa involved in the crash, was taken to hospital for treatment to minor injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the accident or saw the Corsa before the incident is asked to contact police on 0845 600 5701 or anonymously with Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.