POLICE in Forth Valley are renewing their appeal for information as part of ongoing efforts to trace missing Tillicoultry man Tony Parsons, last seen three months ago.

The last confirmed sighting of the 63-year-old was around 11.30pm on Friday, September 29 at the Bridge of Orchy Hotel. 

He then left the area and headed south towards Tyndrum on the A82.

Tony had travelled from Tillicoultry to Fort William by train earlier in the day, arriving at Fort William train station around 4.10pm. 

He set off to cycle back to Tillicoultry along the A82 and passed Glencoe Village shortly after 6pm.

Tony is described as 5ft 9ins tall, of stocky build, with short greying hair, a moustache and usually wears glasses. 

He has a tattoo of an anchor on his right upper arm and a tattoo of an eagle on his left arm. 

He was last seen wearing a distinctive red waterproof jacket, a blue long-sleeved cycling top, a high-vis vest, fingerless gloves, beige combat trousers and walking boots. 

And he was also wearing a silver and grey cycling helmet, carrying a silver and blue rucksack and riding a yellow-framed bike with black handlebars.

Chief Inspector Drew Sinclair, local area commander for Clackmannanshire, said: "Since Tony was reported missing, numerous officers have assisted with the search activity which has been supported by specialist resources, including the Dog Unit and Killin, Oban, Arrochar and our own Police Scotland Mountain Rescue Teams.

"Motorists and haulage firms which use the A82 and members of the local communities in the Bridge of Orchy and Tyndrum areas have been spoken to as part of our efforts to trace Tony and I want to thank everyone who has so far assisted with our searches and appeals for information.

"Sadly, Tony remains missing and his family have had to go through Christmas without him and without answers as to where he is. Any information, no matter how small it may seem, could be key to helping us find Tony.

"I would continue to appeal for anyone who saw a man matching Tony’s description or who may have seen, found or taken possession of a yellow bike along the route of the A82 on 29th September or in the days after to contact us as soon as possible."

Those with information are urged to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 0559 of October 2.