Highlands & Islands

Body found in police hunt for pensioner

Phyllis Robin Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Phyllis Robin was last seen in the Aultgrishan area on Friday night.

Police searching for a missing pensioner in the Highlands have found her body.

Phyllis Robin, 78, was last seen in her nightclothes in the Aultgrishan area of Gairloch on Friday evening.

Officers launched a search for the pensioner, amid growing concern for her welfare.

They confirmed that a body found on the shoreline at Lonemore, near Gairloch, on Saturday afternoon was that of Ms Robin.

In a statement, the force said there were no suspicious circumstances and a report would be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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