A MAN reported missing from his Fochabers home has been traced "safe and well".
Police launched an appeal this morning for help in finding pensioner William Brown, who was last seen near his house in the Milnescroft Court area of the village on Friday, December 14, at around 9.30am.
A spokesperson for Grampian Police confirmed this afternoon that Mr Brown (81) has been found.
"Grampian Police can confirm that William Brown, who had been reported missing from the Fochabers area, has now been traced safe and well.
"The public and the media are thanked for their assistance," the spokesperson said.