Police are making a fresh appeal for information to help trace an elderly man missing from the Ardrossan area.

Andrew Luke, 72, was last seen leaving the Princes Street Hostel in Ardrossan on Saturday, March 10 at 12.15pm, before boarding a Stagecoach number 11 bus immediately outside the premises.

He remained on board before getting off in Kilwinning outside Taylor’s public House at 12.42pm.

The 72-year-old’s current whereabouts are unknown at present and extensive enquiries are ongoing to trace him.

Andrew is described as 5'3", of slim build and with a receding grey hair line. He was wearing a waist length grey tweed jacket, grey trousers, a black woollen hat, black gloves and black shoes.

Inspector Andrew Dolan from Irvine police office said: “I am appealing to Andrew to get in touch with either the police or hostel staff to let us know you are safe and well.

“I would also ask members of the public who either know of Andrew’s whereabouts, or were travelling on the bus at the material time and may have seen or spoken with him, to please contact the police at Saltcoats via 101 quoting incident number 4204 of 10 March 2018.”