POLICE are appealing for help to trace a 21-year-old man who has gone missing from the Barrhead area.

Gary Young, who lives in Newton Mearns, was reported missing yesterday and was last seen at around 7am this morning in Balgray Crescent, Barrhead.

He is described as 5ft 6ins tall, with short brown hair. When last seen, he was wearing a red hooded jacket, black shorts and black Nike trainers.

Inspector Margaret Brennan said: “We are becoming increasingly concerned for Gary’s welfare and are looking for the public's assistance to trace him safe and well.

“If you have seen anyone matching this description in the area, I would ask you to contact police.

“I would also ask anyone who may have dashcam footage of the area to get in touch with officers."

Anyone with information should call 101, quoting incident number 3,984.

Alternatively, CrimeStoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where you can provide information anonymously.