CONCERN is growing for a former Peeblesshire News journalist, who went missing this morning.

Mark Davey was last seen at 6am in Ivanhoe Road in Peebles.

The 57-year-old's current whereabouts is unknown and concern is now growing for his welfare.

Mark is described as being 6ft 4ins tall with a large build, dark short hair and wearing a red sweater. 

He is believed to be driving a Gold Citroen Picasso with registration number AM53DHX.

Inspector Jim Morrison said: "Mark has been missing for a number of hours now, which is completely out of character for him and his family are understandably worried.

"We have a number of police resources out looking for Mark and I am now looking for the assistance from the public."

If you believe you have seen Mark or have any information please contact 101 quoting incident no. 0437 of April 18.