21st March 2019
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Missing North Roe man found in Lerwick

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Missing man Colin Arnot has been safely traced in Lerwick, police have said.

Missing Colin Arnot

Extensive searches and inquiries to find the 54-year-old North Roe resident had been carried out following his disappearance. He was reported missing a week ago on Monday night.

Police Scotland have thanked the public for their assistance in the search for him. They have released no further details.

Searches had also been underway for his green Mitsubishi Shogun four-by-four.

The Sumburgh-based coastguard helicopter had been part of the operation. It carried out a search during daylight hours of the North Mainland last Tuesday, although no further coastguard searches were requested by police.

Mr Arnot is known for keeping alpacas, having brought the animals up to the isles with his wife almost four years ago.

He also stood unsuccessfully as a candidate in last year’s SIC elections in the Shetland North ward.

About Ryan Taylor

Ryan Taylor has worked as a reporter since 1995, and has been at The Shetland Times since 2007, covering a wide variety of news topics. Before then he reported for other newspapers in the Highlands, where he was raised, and in Fife, where he began his career with DC Thomson. He also has experience in broadcast journalism with Grampian Television. He has lived in Shetland since 2002, where he harbours an unhealthy interest in old cars and motorbikes.

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