Police and coastguard searching for man at Fife docks


A search is taking place for a man seen in a distressed state in the Methil docks area.

Police and coastguard have been working together in conducting extensive searches of the docks and shoreline.

The man was last seen alone at around 8pm last night in Ajax Way and appeared to be moving towards the water.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw the man or who may have information on his current whereabouts.

He is described as white, aged in his mid-30s and 5ft 8ins tall.

He was wearing a blue coloured puffa style jacket with an Adidas logo in grey or silver on the left sleeve.

Sergeant Mark Beveridge from Levenmouth Police Station said, “We are very concerned about this man’s welfare and are eager to trace him.

“Together with our partners from the coastguard we have conducted extensive searches of the docks, coastline and waters in the surrounding areas.

“I would ask anyone who saw the man in the area last night, or recognises his description, to contact us as soon as possible.”

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