VOLUNTEERS are wanted to help in an organised search for a retired veteran who has been reported missing.

Dane McGill, 53, was last seen in the Dalswinton area, where he lives, on November 10, 2023, around 12:30pm.

He is described as being 5ft9, having grey-coloured hair and wears glasses. He was last seen wearing a camouflage jacket and khaki trousers. He is also permanently needs a walking stick due to a back injury.

Retired veteran charity Fire Mission, a group Mr McGill was a part of, has set up an organised search on January 27 and 28.

Volunteers should meet at Dalswinston Village Hall, Dumfriesshire, at 9am to start the search.

Parking has been made available at the village hall and nearby church, as well as the hall being open overnight on Friday, January 26, for use of facilities and to sleep in.

Fire Mission is currently conducting its own search with the support of the veteran community. Volunteers have come forward to offer their services, which include dog handlers, drone operators, and underwater search team and a light aircraft.

Local veterans from Dumfries carried out a leaflet drop of the organised search to supermarkets last Saturday.

If you have any information, please contact 101 with the reference number 2878 of November 10.