Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit Reported Missing

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Scott Hutchison, vocalist and guitarist for Frightened Rabbit, has not been seen since this morning, 1:00 AM Scottish Time, as he left the Dakota Hotel in South Queensferry. He is believed to be in a fragile state, and police in the city are appealing for information on his whereabouts. The BBC reports he was last seen wearing “a dark baseball cap, navy blue hooded jacket, grey or khaki trousers and white trainers.” 

Late last night, Hutchison posted the following to his Twitter account:

This morning, his bandmates (one of which is his brother, Grant) posted the following:

Inspector Graeme Dignan told the BBC: "We are keen to locate Scott as soon as possible to ensure he is safe and well and would urge anyone who can assist with our ongoing inquiries to come forward. If you believe you have seen him since the early hours of Wednesday morning or know where he currently is, then please contact police immediately. I'd also urge Scott to get in touch with family, friends or with police, to let us know he is alright."

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