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Missing indecent images sentencing man Derek Reid found

Derek Reid
Image caption A warrant was issued for Derek Reid at Aberdeen Sheriff Court

A man who sparked a major search after going missing when due to be sentenced for possessing indecent images has been found.

The search was launched for Derek Reid, 46, from Fraserburgh, at New Aberdour beach on Thursday after his car was found.

A warrant for his arrest had been issued at Aberdeen Sheriff Court after he failed to appear.

Police said he had been found safely on Friday.

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