Tayside and Central Scotland

Success of appeal to trace sisters missing from Alyth

Two young sisters who had been reported missing from Perth and Kinross have been found in Northern Ireland. They were said to be "safe and well".

Grace McKinney, eight, and Kara McKinney, five are thought to have travelled with their father Michael in a campervan.

They were thought to have travelled to Northern Ireland on Thursday.

Officers had appealed for information and said their priority was to establish the two girls' well-being.

At about 22:00 on Monday, Tayside Police said: "We can confirm Grace and Kara McKinney, who were missing from Perthshire have been traced safe and well in Northern Ireland."

In a statement, police added: "We had a great response from members of the public which resulted in them being traced."