Edinburgh man reported missing in Thailand in 'out of character' disappearance

David went missing while on holiday in Thailand and has not been seen in days. -Credit:Kate Goldthorpe/Facebook

An Edinburgh man has gone missing while on holiday in Thailand as his worried family are desperately appealing for answers.

David Goldthorpe was last seen in a holiday resort in Phuket last Wednesday as the UK Government has confirmed they are currently in contact with the family of a British man who has been reported missing in the country.

As the Record reports, David's family back home in Scotland are desperately searching for answers and have appealed to the public for help on social media via a missing persons Facebook page.

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A post on Missing People Scotland said: "My best friend's dad has been missing since last Wednesday in Thailand.

"The family are worried sick as this is not in his character to not contact anyone. He's from Edinburgh any help in sharing this would be much appreciated."

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Relative Kate Goldthorpe also posted: "MISSING: David Goldthorpe. Last seen in Phuket. Scottish. Please pass his picture around and help me locate him. Any information can be passed to the British Embassy in Thailand or sent to me on here."

An Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office spokesperson said: "We are in contact with the family of a British man who has been reported as missing in Thailand."

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