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PICTURES: Police widen search for missing Inverness man in Dunain Woods at the top of the Great Glen Way


By Louise Glen

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Inspector Les Davidson with photo of George Critch. Picture: Gary Anthony
Inspector Les Davidson with photo of George Critch. Picture: Gary Anthony

A major search is under way for a missing Inverness man.

Police and mountain rescue teams from both Dundonnell and Kintail are helping in the search for George Critch who was last seen yesterday (Wednesday) at 1pm in the Kinmylies area.

George Critch.
George Critch.

Police are focussing their search area around Dunain Woods at the top of the Great Glen Way, and have set up an incident caravan in the area.

They are continuing to appeal for witnesses to come forward.

A police spokesman said: "Officers are continuing their appeal to trace George Critch who has been reported missing from Inverness.

The 63-year-old was last seen around 1pm on Wednesday, 9 June, 2021, in the Kinmylies area

Police and Mountain Rescue search Dunain Woodland for missing George Critch..Picture: Gary Anthony..
Police and Mountain Rescue search Dunain Woodland for missing George Critch..Picture: Gary Anthony..

He is described as being 6ft tall, of medium build with white short hair and white stubble. He was last seen wearing a black tracksuit trousers, navy Scotland t-shirt, black jacket, black trainers and has glasses which he may or may not be wearing."

Inspector Les Davidson, of Inverness Police Station, said: “We are growing increasingly concerned for George’s welfare and I am appealing to anyone who may have seen him or has any information on his whereabouts to get in touch.

Police and Mountain Rescue search Dunain Woodland for missing George Critch .Picture: Gary Anthony
Police and Mountain Rescue search Dunain Woodland for missing George Critch .Picture: Gary Anthony

“I would appeal to anyone in the Great Glen Way area who has a Ring doorbell or CCTV to get in touch, as you may have captured something that may assist our enquiry. Also anyone who was driving in the Kinmylies or Great Glen Way area between 1pm and 5pm yesterday and may have dashcam footage which could assist is urged to contact police.

Police and mountain rescue search Dunain Woodland for missing George Critch. Picture: Gary Anthony
Police and mountain rescue search Dunain Woodland for missing George Critch. Picture: Gary Anthony

“A police incident caravan has been set up at the top of Great Glen Way in Inverness and anyone with information relating to sightings of George can attend there to speak directly with officers. Alternatively, anyone with information which could assist can call 101, quoting incident 2414 of 9 June.”

READ: Police 'increasingly concerned' for missing Inverness man - witnesses urged to come forward



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