Mountain rescue teams search for walker missing on Lochnagar

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A search is under way for a walker missing on Lochnagar.

Police Scotland said the 52-year-old male hiker was reported missing at 7.30pm last night after failing to return from a walk on the mountain near Braemar, Aberdeenshire.

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Braemar Mountain Rescue said a rescue helicopter had been hampered by blizzards and cloud.

Team members carried out a search on foot overnight alongside Aberdeen Mountain Rescue.

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They reconvened at 7am on Saturday to continue the search at first light.