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Emergency services / Search for missing person stood down

THE SEARCH for a missing person was stood down last night (Sunday) following “extensive enquiries” by police and other emergency services.

Police Scotland said on Monday morning that no person had been traced.

Emergency services were alerted at 6.10pm to a report of concern for a person in the Lerwick area.

The Sumburgh based search and rescue helicopter, several coastguard teams as well as the Lerwick lifeboat were all called out.

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency said they had a number of rescue teams out assisting police with a ‘concern for welfare incident’.

A police spokesperson said: “Extensive enquiries were carried out by police and partners however no person was traced.

“Anyone with any information should contact police on 101, quoting incident 2726 of Sunday, 28 April 2024.”


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