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Woman missing from Lasswade nursing home found

Anne Cunningham
Image caption Police and mountain rescue workers searched overnight for 75-year-old Anne Cunningham

Police say a woman missing from a Lasswade nursing home has been found.

Anne Cunningham, 75, who has dementia, was reported missing from Drummond Grange Nursing Home in Kevock Road on Thursday evening.

Officers joined Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue workers in the search overnight and deployed dog handlers and helicopters.

Police said she was found within the nursing home complex at about 11:15.

She was said to be "safe and unharmed".

Officers had been concerned for Ms Cunningham's welfare as she has advanced dementia and was not dressed appropriately for the weather conditions.

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