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Missing man Norman Shirreffs found after appeal

Norman Shirreffs
Image caption Norman Shirreffs had been last seen at his home at Blairs on Sunday

A man who sparked an anxious appeal for information after going missing in the Aberdeenshire area has been safely found.

Norman Shirreffs, 52, was last seen at his home at Blairs on Sunday.

Grampian Police had issued an appeal on Tuesday, and relatives also appealed for help on social networking sites.

A Grampian Police spokesperson, thanking the public and media, said on Wednesday: "Norman Shirreffs has been traced safe and well."

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