Missing Skye man found

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A 77-year-old dementia sufferer from Dunvegan who went missing has been traced.

Albert Pirie went missing on Wednesday but was found just before a coastguard and police search for him was due to begin. It was thought that Mr Pirie had set off on a walk to Portree.

Sergeant Bruce Crawford of Portree police said: “Mr Pirie was found safe and well and we and his family are grateful to local people in their efforts to find him.  He was found nearby his home address by a local assisting in the search.”