Missing Gary Spurling found safe and well

Gary Spurling. Picture: Police Scotland
Gary Spurling. Picture: Police Scotland
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A missing 21-year-old man who sparked a search involving the Police Scotland helicopter has been found safe and well.

Gary Spurling was reported missing today after he was last seen at his home on Lady Nairne Crescent at around 4am this morning.

As concern grew, a police helicopter was scrambled to aid the search, covering the Arthur’s Seat area.

Police have now said Gary was traced earlier this afternoon in the east of the capital.

They thanked the public for their help in the search.