The family of a Glasgow man missing in Edinburgh are growing increasingly concerned about his whereabouts.

James Couper was last seen at around 2pm on Saturday in Couper Street, Edinburgh.

His current whereabouts is unknown, which his family say is completely out of character for him.

The 66-year-old is from Gallowgate in Glasgow, and friends and relatives are growing worried.

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He is a white male, 5'11, and was wearing a hat, dark jacket, blue trousers, blue jumper and black trainers when he was last seen.

He has grey hair and a beard.

Inspector Peter Jones from Leith Police station said: "James has been missing for a number of hours now, this is completely out of character for him and his friends are understandably worried about it.

"We have a number of police resources out looking for James and I am now looking for assistance from the public."

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If you believe you have seen James or have any information please contact 101 quoting incident no. 2178 of September 14 2019.