South Scotland

Missing Lochmaben schoolboy found safe and well

A missing eight-year-old boy who failed to turn up at primary school in southern Scotland has been found safe and well.

Connor Beck had last been seen in Lochmaben High Street at about 09:30.

A major search operation was carried out and the public was asked to check sheds and outhouses in the area for the Lochmaben Primary pupil.

Police confirmed in late afternoon that the boy had been traced unharmed.

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