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Body found in search for missing Portsoy taxi driver

Robert Stevenson and taxi Image copyright Police Scotland

A body has been found by police searching for a man missing in Aberdeenshire.

Taxi driver Robert Stevenson, 65, was last seen on Thursday afternoon, driving south on the A947 near Banff.

Officers confirmed his car and the body of a man were found near Pennan on Sunday night.

Formal identification has not yet taken place, but police said the family of Mr Stevenson, from Portsoy, had been informed.

There are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances.

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