Kirsty Aitchison: Deaf community send appeal as police search home of missing mum Kirsty

The deaf community have released a British Sign Language video to help in the hunt for missing deaf mother Kirsty Aitchison.

The 30-year-old mother-of-four was last seen on Sunday June 12 at 3am after attending Scotland Deaf Booze Crew event in Campus nightclub on Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. 

The deaf community have launched their own online British Sign Language appeal which is Kirsty's only line of communication.

British Sign Language interpreter James Colhoun released a video appeal on behalf of the deaf community in the search for Kirsty.

In the video he signs: "Hello, this is important news, I want to make sure you all share this over the UK. A missing deaf mother of 4 'Kirsty Aitchison from Glasgow!

She went on Saturday night to a even called Scottish deaf booze crew in campus Glasgow nightclub, Kirsty is deaf herself, she's a mother to 4 kids.

She's been missing since 3am on Saturday morning, one witness seen Kirsty get into a taxi at 3am.

She has been missing over 24 hours last seen wearing (he shows with pictures).

Police are trying to find her, her four kids are crying for their mummy. Please pray for her and her family."

Officers are staging a search at the missing 30-year-old's home. 

Herald Scotland:

Neighbours reported vans containing around 10 officers arrived at a property in the Brookfield Estate, Robroyston at 6am this morning.

Friends and family are also set to conduct a search of a nearby park in Robroyston at 5pm tonight.

Reports suggest that Kirsty got into a private hire taxi at the end of the night. 

She is described as having long dark hair, 5ft in height and of a slim build. 

She was last seen wearing a black crop top, a cream mid length skirt and black heels. 

Inspector Leigh McManus from Greater Glasgow Division said:

“Kirsty hasn’t been missing before and it is completely out of character for her not to keep in contact with her family and friends. She was reported missing to police on Sunday afternoon.
“Officers are carrying out extensive enquiries to trace her, and I would ask anyone with any information on her whereabouts to contact Shettleston Police Office through the non-emergency number 101.



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