Police who were searching for a missing man have found a body.

The body was found at around 2.30pm today in wooded area near to Dubbs Road, Kilwinning.

Formal identification has to take place, however it is believed to be missing 20-year-old Andrew Gallacher.

A post mortem examination will be held in due course to establish the cause of death which, at this time, is not being treated as suspicious.