A BODY has been found in the search for a German tourist who went missing in Scotland last Thursday. 

Valerij Tomarenko was last seen on Thursday, August 15 and his car was discovered by police at the car park at Ardrossan Harbour. 

Sadly his body was discovered yesterday morning on Goatfell on the island.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "Police Scotland can confirm the body of a man has been found on Arran.

"A formal identification has still to take place, however it’s believed to be 58-year-old German tourist, Valerij Tomarenko, missing since Thursday, August 15. 

"His family have been informed.

"Officers searching for Mr Tomarenko found his body on Goatfell around 11.30am on Thursday, August 22.

"A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal."