Police Scotland officers in the Highlands confirm missing Beauly man has been found 'safe and well'
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A man who went missing in Beauly, sparking an overnight police appeal, has been found "safe and well".
Police confirmed that David MacDonald (58) was safe shortly before 9am on Saturday morning.
Officers had earlier launched an appeal for help tracing him in the early hours of Saturday. The alarm was raised after he had not been seen since late morning on Friday in Beauly.
Confirming the appeal had been successful, a police spokesperson said: "David MacDonald has been found safe and well. Thanks to all who engaged with our appeal."
Missing People operate a free confidential helpline seven days a week from 9am – 11pm for anyone who is thinking of going missing, is currently missing, or has friends or family who are missing.
This can be accessed by phone or text on 116 000. For further details visit their website www.missingpeople.org.uk.