Missing Edinburgh boy, 15, has been traced by police

Police have traced a 15-year-old boy whose disappearance sparked a public appeal for his discovery.

Thursday, 9th May 2019, 10:45 am
Jay Begbie. Picture: Police Scotland

Officers in Edinburgh confirmed this morning that Jay Begbie was discovered around 8pm on Wednesday.

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Jay, who lives in Edinburgh, and known to frequent the Howdenhall, Calder Road and Wester Hailes areas of the Capital has last been seen on Sunday in Clackmannanshire.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We’re pleased to confirm that 15-year-old Jay Begbie was traced at around 8pm on Wednesday evening.

“Thanks to everyone who shared our appeal.”

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