South Scotland

Galloway forest walker turns up safe

Galloway Forest Image copyright Bob Peace
Image caption The alarm was raised after the man failed to reach a bothy as planned

A search operation for a man in his 50s in the Galloway Forest Park has been stood down after he turned up safe and well.

The alarm was raised at about 02:30 after he failed to show up at the Tunskeen bothy.

Police Scotland, Galloway Mountain Rescue Team and Moffat Mountain Rescue Team were called out.

However, the man arrived at the bothy at about 09:30 unhurt and the search was called off.

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