South Scotland

Police searching for missing Robert Cantle find body

Robert Cantle Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Robert Cantle was reported missing from the Hawick area on 24 July

A man's body has been found in outbuildings in the Scottish Borders.

Police Scotland said the discovery was made in the Crailing area, near Jedburgh, on Friday.

The force said the family of missing 45-year-old Robert Cantle, who disappeared from the Hawick area on 24 July, had been informed.

A formal identification has yet to take place. Inquiries into the cause of the man's death are ongoing, however, it is not thought to be suspicious.

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