Missing elderly man William Scott found safe and well

Police Scotland have confirmed that William Scott, reported missing in Edinburgh, has been traced safe and well.

Wednesday, 25th January 2017, 7:22 pm
Updated Wednesday, 25th January 2017, 7:30 pm
Police are appealing for information. Picture; Police Scotland

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William Scott was seen leaving his home in Elliot Road at around 1.30 p.m. on Wednesday 25th January and police were notified after hefailed to return to the address.

The 88-year-old was traced safe and well in the Musselburgh area at around 5.45pm.

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Officers thanked the media and members of the public who assisted with the appeal.