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UPDATE 5.52pm - MISSING PERSONS - ULLAPOOL - Names Released - All Three Men Found
POLICE can confirm the details of the three men reported missing earlier today who have all been found safe and well.
David Radcliff, (66), Birchwood Drive, Paisley - retired
Robert Houston, (69), Broadwood Park, Alloway - retired
Campbell Pearson, (68), McInnes Gardens, St Andrews retired
It is anticipated that after being seen by medical services to assess their general health that they will return to the Caledonian Hotel in Ullapool at some point this evening.

23 March 06
UPDATE 5.25pm - MISSING PERSONS - ULLAPOOL - All Three Men Found

POLICE can confirm they have located all three men reported missing in the Ullapool area earlier today.
At around 16.15 rescuers close to the area where the second man was picked up located the third and final walker.
The second man was located in the Camaseilean Ghlais area at 3.50pm by rescuers, which is on the opposite side of the peninsula to where the first of the men was found.
It is now understood all three men have been reunited at Achnahaird Bay and are being given hot drinks and blankets to stave off the effects of the cold. It is understood they are all uninjured and lucid. As a precaution they are expected to be seen by medical services.
The first man was found at around 3pm in an area known as Camascoille, north west of Achnahaird Bay where the car the trio were using was located earlier this afternoon.
A full-scale search of the area was mounted at around 1.20pm following the discovery of the car they were known to be travelling in. Police then co-ordinated a search with assistance from RAF Rescue 137, RAF Mountain Rescue Team, Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team and coastguard personnel.
All three men are thought to be from the Central Belt although details of the 66, 68 and 69-year-old men are not being released at this time.
Area Commander for Ross, Cromarty and Skye, Superintendent David O Connor said: The three men obviously became separated during adverse weather conditions overnight and thankfully they were located late this afternoon as a result of a full search and rescue operation.
I would like to pass on my sincere thanks to everyone involved for their valuable assistance in quickly locating the missing walkers as with the passage of time I was becoming increasingly concerned for their wellbeing.

23 March 06
UPDATE 5.15pm - MISSING PERSONS - ULLAPOOL - One Man Still Missing
POLICE can confirm they have located a second man from a party of three elderly men reported missing in the Ullapool area.
The second man was located in the Camaseilean Ghlais area at 3.50pm by rescuers, which is on the opposite side of the peninsula to where the first man was located. He was airlifted by Rescue 137 and is expected to be taken to hospital for treatment along with his colleague. It is not known yet which hospital they will be taken to and there is no information about their condition at this stage. The first man was found at around 3pm in an area known as Camascoille, north west of Achnahaird Bay where the car the trio were using was located earlier this afternoon. Further updates will be issued when information becomes available. The search for the final man continues. A full scale search of the area is being co-ordinated by Police with assistance from RAF Rescue 137, RAF Mountain Rescue Team, Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team and coastguard personnel in an attempt to trace the other man.

Update 2.47pm
POLICE can confirm they have located the vehicle being used by three elderly men reported missing in the Ullapool area.
The vehicle was spotted by a member of the public parked in the area known as Achnahaird Bay, north of Achiltibuie at around 1.20pm this afternoon.
23 March 06
MISSING PERSONS - ULLAPOOL
POLICE are extremely concerned for the wellbeing of a trio of elderly walkers who have not returned to their hotel in Ullapool.
A 66-year-old, 68-year-old and 69-year-old left the Caledonian Hotel in Ullapool for a walk yesterday afternoon and the alarm was raised last night when they failed to return as expected.
Police have carried out patrols at the most likely start off points but have not traced the vehicle the men were known to be using.
Officers are appealing to members of the public for information about their possible whereabouts and possible sightings of a red Honda Accord (Registration number A12 DCR) which they are known to be using.
Due to the cold weather and snow in the area Police are concerned for their safety and have given details of the men and the vehicles to other emergency services, Highland Council and Bear Scotland.
The 66-year-old man is described as being 6ft, of medium build and is bald with a white beard. The 68-year-old is described as being 5ft 9, of slim build with white hair and the 69-year-old is 5ft 9, of slim build and has a reddish complexion.
Anyone with information about the mens whereabouts or indeed anyone who may have seen the vehicle is asked to contact Ullapool Police on 01854 613 872.