Concern for safety of Bishopton pensioner who vanished from home nine days ago

Anthony ‘Tony’ McCallum is missing from his Bishopton home.
Anthony ‘Tony’ McCallum is missing from his Bishopton home. -Credit:Police Scotland

A urgent search has been launched to trace a pensioner missing from his Renfrewshire home.

Anthony ‘Tony’ McCallum was reported missing on Friday, May 3 with the 69-year-old believed to have left his home sometime on Friday, April 26. The last sighting of Tony was on that day about 10am at Glasgow Central station.

Police Scotland is now appealing for anyone with information about Tony's whereabouts to come forward to come forward to help in their search.

He is described as a white male, approx. 6ft 1 in, dark brown hair greying at the sides. Tony is believed to be in possession of a green rucksack.

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Inspector Allan O’Hare said: “We have reason to believe Tony has boarded a train and made his way to the Edinburgh area where he has checked into a city centre hotel before leaving on the 27 April.

“If anyone was in the area around this time and recognises the man in these images, albeit the photo was taken some time ago, we would ask that they contact police as soon as possible.

“There is concern for the safety and wellbeing of Tony and I am asking for the public’s assistance in helping us to trace him.

“If you have any information that could assist with our investigation, please get in touch”

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Police Scotland can be contacted by calling 101 and quoting incident number 4120 of 3 May.