Father and son missing overnight after going for hill walk in Glencoe

Police are searching for Tom Parry and son Richie
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A father and son have been missing overnight after going for a walk in the Scottish hills.

Tom Parry, 49, and his 12-year-old son Richie were due to return to their home in Cheshire on Wednesday, May 29, after visiting Glen Nevis and Glencoe. Their car has been found in the three sisters car park in Glencoe where they stopped on Tuesday to go hillwalking.

A desperate search has now been launched and officers from Police Scotland are appealing for information. Tom is described as around 5ft 10ins in height and of medium build with brown and grey curly hair. He may be wearing a black and orange jacket.

Police are searching for Tom Parry and son Richie
A desperate search has been launched -Credit:Police Scotland

Richie is described as around 5ft tall and of slim build with light-brown hair. He could be wearing a bright orange jacket.

Inspector Craig Johnstone said: “Tom and Richie have not returned home as planned and extensive searches and enquiries are ongoing in the Glencoe area to locate them as soon as possible.

“I urge anyone who believes they may have seen or spoken to them to get in touch urgently. Anyone with information should contact 101 quoting reference number 0960 of May 29.”

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