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Poor response to abduction appeal
Andrew Ramsay
Andrew Ramsay was abducted on Wednesday
An appeal for information on the kidnapping of 51-year-old Andrew Ramsay in Glasgow has had a "poor response", according to police.

Mr Ramsay was abducted by two men posing as police officers while walking near his home in Cardonald at about 1900 GMT on Wednesday.

It is believed that he had been due to appear in court as a witness in a criminal trial.

Police appealed for witnesses to contact the incident room.

They said the father-of-two has a background in accountancy but had been unemployed for six months.

He was abducted in Berryknowes Road while walking with a female friend by two men who claimed to be plain clothed police officers.

Police would not comment on speculation Mr Ramsay was a trial witness for "operational reasons".

The abduction was not immediately reported to police because the individuals were so convincing.

They used police jargon and showed ID cards.

A spokeswoman for the Strathclyde force said: "We are disappointed with the response.

"The response from the public since yesterday's appeal has been poor. There have been no reported sightings."

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