A seven-year-old boy has been missing since Sunday evening in New Kamnok, Ashire.
The local community has joined police in their efforts to find Carson Shepherd, who was last seen on September 19 at 7:20 pm in the village of Afton Bridge.
Police and partner agencies have deployed a range of resources as part of an overnight search that continues this morning.
Helicopters, Marine and Dog units and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Water Support Unit are all being used as part of Carson’s search efforts.
Carson is described as 3 feet 6 inches tall, has short, dark brown hair, and is thin.
He was last seen wearing dark blue jeans, a T-shirt and a black top.
Anyone who has any information or has seen Carson, or knows his whereabouts, is asked to call the police. Scotland In case of emergency at 101, or 999, referring to incident number 3162 of Sunday, September 19, 2021.