Tayside and Central Scotland

Missing boy, 13, found safe and well

A 13-year-old boy who went missing from a school in Stirlingshire has been found safe and well.

Patrick Reid was reported missing from his school in Balfron at 14:45.

Police dog teams and a search and rescue helicopter from Prestwick were involved in the search.

There was concern he may have been heading for the Maddiston area of Falkirk. Just before 23:00, Police Scotland confirmed he had been traced locally.

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