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Schoolchildren found safe and well after being missing overnight

Two schoolchildren who were missing overnight in Aberdeenshire have been traced by police.

The alarm was raised after 12-year-old Elliott Lister and Aimee Wheelhouse, 13, were last seen at lunchtime on Monday at Banff Academy.

Police Scotland said concern for the two children had increased after they remained missing overnight without contacting anyone.

The force said they had now been found found safe and well.

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