POLICE say specialist searches are taking place as they continue efforts to trace a Fife man who went missing during a camping trip in Perthshire at the weekend.

Reece Rodger, 28, who is understood to be from Rosyth, was last seen in the Kinloch Rannoch area of Perthshire at 11.30pm on Saturday.

He had been camping on the shore of Loch Rannoch.

Friends told officers they believed he was going to bed when they last saw him however there was no trace of him on Sunday morning.

A Police Scotland spokesperson confirmed today (Tuesday) that they were continuing their efforts to locate Reece.

"Our enquiries remain ongoing to trace Reece and searches involving local and specialist resources are continuing," they said.

Reece is described as 6ft in height and of medium build with dark-coloured hair. When he was last seen, he was wearing a black t-shirt, black jogging trousers and wellington boots.

Sergeant James Longden of Pitlochry Police Station said: “Reece was camping with his friends on the north shore of Loch Rannoch.

"He was last seen around 11.30pm on Saturday evening and they believed he was heading to bed. However there was no trace of him on Sunday morning and he was reported missing.

“We are extremely concerned for his safety as he is not dressed for the cold weather and he is not familiar with the area. Searches and enquiries are ongoing to trace him as soon as possible to ensure that he is safe and well.

“I would urge anyone who has seen Reece, or who has any information on his whereabouts to contact police. I would also ask anyone living in the local area to please check their outbuildings or sheds in case he has taken shelter there.”

Any information should be passed to 101 quoting reference number 1348 of March 19.