‘Every day is hell’: Fresh appeal year after Fife man goes missing
A fresh appeal has been made a year since a man went missing from a Fife nightclub.
Allan Bryant was last seen outside Styx club on Caskieberran Road, Glenrothes at 2am on Sunday November 3 last year.
He had been drinking and was captured on CCTV both inside and outside the club.
The 24-year-old has not been seen or heard from since.
The footage has been enhanced and released along with new pictures of Mr Bryant in a fresh appeal for information.
A candlelight vigil was held outside the nightclub on Sunday, with around 200 people attending.
His family said “every day has been hell” since he went missing.
His mother mother Marie Degan, 44, said: “Every day is the same, we keep waiting for any news. We try to live as normal a life as possible but it’s very difficult.
“Even when I walk down the street and see all the posters with him on it, it still doesn’t quite click for me.
“I knew when we hadn’t heard from him for two days that something awful must have happened, it’s just so unlike him to let us know where he is.
“The house just isn’t the same any more, it’s so quiet without him around, life for us has changed forever.”
His father Allan Snr added: “It’s hard to put into words. This last year has been a complete nightmare. Every day has been hell.
“We can’t sleep at night, I’m tossing and turning and constantly having nightmares.
“I will never give up on trying to find out what has happened though we are expecting to find that the worst has happened. We just want some closure on this.”
Police hope the video, which is being circulated on social media, will jog someone’s memory.
Chief inspector Nicola Shepherd said: “Our investigation into Allan’s disappearance has been detailed and thorough, and is ongoing.
“For the past 12 months officers have been working tirelessly to find Allan, spending many thousands of hours following up dozens of lines of inquiry. Despite this and widespread publicity, we have no more confirmed sightings of Allan after he left Styx.
“This makes the CCTV crucial and we have chosen to focus on it again a year on. Allan is clearly shown in the footage wearing a distinctive striped shirt in the foyer of the club and outside on the steps.
“We have also included in the video a photo of Allan wearing the same shirt. These are the best images for people to view online to help them think back to Sunday 3 November last year to remember if they saw him. The community has been extremely supportive of the search for Allan and we continue to call on them now.”
Mr Bryant is 5ft 6ins tall, medium build, with short brown hair, blue eyes and has tattoos on both arms. He was wearing a navy, white and grey striped T-short, black or dark jeans and grey plimsoles.
The CCTV footage can be viewed on Police Scotland’s YouTube.
Anyone with any information on Allan and his whereabouts should contact Police Scotland on 101.
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