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Indie band Frightened Rabbit appeal over missing frontman

Singer Scott Hutchison has not been seen since he left a South Queensferry hotel at 1am on Wednesday.

Concern is growing for the welfare of the lead singer of indie rock band Frightened Rabbit after he was reported missing.

Scott Hutchison, 36, has not been seen since he left the Dakota Hotel in South Queensferry at 1am on Wednesday.

His “worried” band members posted a message on Twitter asking for anyone with information to contact police.

They said: “We are worried about Scott, who has been missing for a little while now.

“He may be in a fragile state and may not be making the best decisions for himself right now.

“Please could Scott or anyone with any information on his whereabouts please contact Police Scotland (101).”

Police Scotland  issued an urgent appeal after he was reported missing from Dennistoun, Glasgow, by his family.

Inspector Graeme Dignan 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.”

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

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

Anyone who knows his current whereabouts is asked to come forward.

The band, formed in Selkirk in 2003, are due to perform in Glasgow on June 1.

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