Tayside and Central Scotland

Ayrshire man found nine days after he went missing

Richard Lyon
Image caption Richard Lyon's car had been traced to Dunblane

A man who has been missing from his home in Kirkmichael, Ayrshire, since 2 August has been traced safe and well.

Central Scotland police said Richard Lyon was found in their force area during the afternoon of 11 August.

The day before, his car had been located in Dunblane. The police have thanked the public for their help in the investigation.

Mr Lyon had not been missing before and his disappearance was said to be be completely out of character.

In a statement, his family said: "We would just like to thank everyone involved in helping to find Richard and we owe a great deal to those who supported the campaign."

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