Edinburgh found: 61-year-old man last seen outside shops on Leith Walk traced safe and well

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Police confirm success in search for missing Edinburgh man

A missing 61-year-old Edinburgh man who hadn’t been seen since last night has been traced safe and well

Graham Forrester was last seen outside shops on Leith Walk at around 8.45pm on Thursday, May 2.  He was described as around 5ft 8ins, of medium build with mid-length brown hair.

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When last seen he was wearing a blue jumper, black puffer jacket, jeans, and a black rucksack. Graham is known to often visit the city centre and the Leith area. 

Graham Forrester, 61, was last seen outside shops on Leith Walk around 8.45pm on Thursday, May, 2.Graham Forrester, 61, was last seen outside shops on Leith Walk around 8.45pm on Thursday, May, 2.
Graham Forrester, 61, was last seen outside shops on Leith Walk around 8.45pm on Thursday, May, 2. | Sub

Police officers appealed for the help of the public to trace the 61-year-old man, who has now been found.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police Scotland can confirm that Graham Forrester, who had been reported missing in Edinburgh, has been traced safe and well. The public are thanked for their assistance.”