Rising concern for lacking Edinburgh man Ian Aitken, final seen leaving hospital

A search has been launched for an Edinburgh man who has been reported lacking after leaving hospital.

Ian Aitken was final seen leaving the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh round 8pm onTuesday.

The 55-year-old, who’s from Lochend within the north east of town, hasn’t been in contact since then.

Police say issues are rising for his welfare and anybody with data has been requested to come back ahead.


Inspector Keith Watson from Leith police station mentioned: “We’re rising involved for Ian since he left hospital.

“Anybody who might have seen Ian since this time, or who has any data on his whereabouts, is urged to contact Police Scotland. I’d additionally urge Ian himself to get in contact with us to substantiate he’s protected.”

Mr Aitken has a heavy construct,is 5ft 9in tall with brief brown hair and blue eyes. He was seen carrying darkish gray zip up hoody, gentle gray buttoned up prime, darkish denims, trainers and inexperienced floral socks.

Anybody with data can contact police by calling 101, quoting incident quantity 3609 of September 10. 

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