Matthew Elmer's family makes tearful plea for help

THE family of missing man, Matthew Elmer, have today made an emotional appeal for him to come home a fortnight after his disappearance.

Matthew Elmer's parents Ian and Catherine Elmer, friend Angus Sinclair and sister Bethan Elmer. Picture: Julie Bull
Matthew Elmer's parents Ian and Catherine Elmer, friend Angus Sinclair and sister Bethan Elmer. Picture: Julie Bull

The 23 year-old, from Livingston, was last seen at his family home in Poplar Grove around 6pm on Saturday, February 13.

The keen musician has not been in touch with anyone since.

In an emotional appeal at Livingston Police Station this afternoon, his family said their fears were growing, and they just want to know Matthew is safe.

Matthew Elmer's parents Ian and Catherine Elmer. Picture: Julie Bull

His dad, Ian Elmer, said: “It’s been a living nightmare, time has just stopped still for us.

“We just want Matthew to know that he’s not in any trouble - not with us, not with the police.

“All we need to know is that he is safe.”

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Matthew Elmer was last seen on February 13. Picture: supplied
Matthew Elmer's parents Ian and Catherine Elmer. Picture: Julie Bull
Matthew Elmer was last seen on February 13. Picture: supplied