FAMOUS faces have joined in calls for any information about a missing musician, including Barrhead author Christopher Brookmyre.

The 'Bedlam' author sent a message of comfort to Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison after he was reported missing in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

He has since reposted messages from Police Scotland and others to help find the singer. 

The author tweeted: "Nothing hurts forever. That goes for the people you think you've hurt as well as for yourself.

"Please find your way back. The people who love you will be waiting."

Scott Hutchison, 36, of the band Frightened Rabbit, has not been seen since leaving the Dakota Hotel in South Queensferry at 1am on Wednesday.

His brother and bandmate, Grant Hutchison, described him as being in a "fragile state".

He added: "We're all incredibly worried. He was in the hotel in South Queensferry and hasn't been seen or heard from since 1am.

"His phone is with the police. If somehow you are reading this Scott then can you just let someone know you're safe please? We love you very much x."

Messages of hope were sent from friends, family and fellow musicians, including Gary Lightbody from Snow Patrol.

There was also support from author Irvine Welsh, and radio presenter Edith Bowman.

Police Scotland said there was no update on the search for the singer, who lives in Dennistoun, Glasgow.

They will continue the search on Thursday and said there is "growing concern for his welfare".

He is described as white, 6ft tall with a stocky build, dark hair and a thick beard.

Hutchison was last seen wearing a dark baseball cap, navy blue hooded jacket, grey or khaki trousers and white trainers.

Inspector Graeme Dignan from Drylaw Police Station, Edinburgh, reiterated his appeal for the singer to contact friends and family.

He said: "We are keen to locate Scott as soon as possible to ensure he is safe and well and would urge anyone who can assist with our ongoing inquiries to come forward.

"If you believe you have seen him since the early hours of Wednesday morning or know where he currently is, then please contact police immediately.

"I'd also urge Scott to get in touch with family, friends, or with police, to let us know he is alright."

Anyone with information should contact officers at Drylaw Police Station via 101.