The search for a missing teenager from Saltcoats has entered its third week.

Jamie Cannon was last seen on Thursday, May 20 around 10am on Kinnier Road. He was reported missing on Saturday, May 22. His disappearance has been described as "completely out of character for him" and his family and friends remain extremely concerned.

The 19-year-old is described as being 6ft 1" tall and was wearing grey jogging bottoms, grey trainers and a blue jacket when he was last seen. He was also carrying a camouflage back pack.

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Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald: Jamie Cannon.Jamie Cannon.

At the time, Police Inspector Colin Shearer of Irvine Police Station said: "We are growing concerned for the welfare of Jamie as this is completely out of character for him. His family and friends and extremely worried about him.

"Jamie if you are reading this appeal, I would ask you to make contact with the police or your family or friends to let them know you are safe and well."

On May 26, Ayrshire's most senior police officer, Chief Superintendent Faroque Hussain, issued a plea to Jamie to make contact, asking him to get in touch with the police, family or friends 'to let them know you are safe and well'.

Police continued to appeal to the wider public for any information on his whereabouts.

On May 27, a week on from his disappearance, cops made another appeal for information to help trace the man.

Inspector Alison Wilson of Saltcoats police office said: “It has now been a week since Jamie was last seen and we, along with his family, remain extremely concerned for his welfare.

“I would like to thank members of the public and media who have assisted officers so far in our enquiries, but I would urge anyone who might have any information which might help us to find Jamie to get in touch.

"I would also urge anyone who may have been in the area when he went missing or anyone who was driving and recording via a dashcam device to check your footage and please come forward as soon as possible with anything of relevance."

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald:

She added: “Jamie, if you are reading this appeal, please make contact with police or your family and friends to let them know you are safe and well, everyone is very worried about you.” 

Police also confirmed at the time that extensive enquiries have already been carried out, and remain ongoing, to try and find Jamie. Specialist units, including dogs, have been deployed in the area, but no trace has been found.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting incident number 1623 of 22 May.