Joel McDiarmid: Family release statement to reach out to missing Bathgate man as police renew appeal

The family of a missing West Lothian man has released a statement urging him to get in touch as police renew appeal.

Joel McDiarmid was last seen two weeks ago at his family home around 4 pm on Wednesday, November 17.

His family have thanked the police for their continued work, saying: “We would like to thank the police and the public for the support we have received so far. Joel, if you are reading this, please get in touch, even if it’s just to let us know you are ok.

"There is a huge hole in our family without you here. All your friends are so desperate to hear from you.

Joel McDiarmid: Family release statement to reach out to missing Bathgate man as police renew appeal

“You turn 29 next week and we have so much to look forward to over the next year that we can all celebrate together. We love and miss you so much.”

Anyone who believes they may have seen Joel is asked to call officers on 101, quoting reference 1809 of 18 November.

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