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Missing psychiatric patient Abdelnabi Alainani traced

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Image caption Abdelnabi Alainani went missing from the Midpark Hospital in Dumfries on Tuesday

A patient who absconded from a mental health unit in Dumfries on Tuesday has been traced in Humberside.

Police Scotland said Abdelnabi Alainani, 30, was found in Scunthorpe on Saturday and was now in the care of Humberside Police and the NHS.

A major search operation was launched after Mr Alainani left the Midpark Hospital.

A lorry driver who travelled from Dumfries reported seeing a man getting out of his vehicle in Scunthorpe.

Police thanked the media and members of the public for their assistance during their inquires.

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