A woman reported missing from her north-east home has been found “safe and well,” police have said.
Earlier today, police said Kelly Coutts, 23, had been reported missing from Cormorant Brae, Cove Bay at just before noon today.
Police launched an extensive search of the area and found Ms Coutts on Langdykes Road, Cove, at around 3.30pm today.
A police spokeswoman said: “We are pleased to say that the missing person has been found safe and well.
“We would like to thank everybody who assisted in publicising our earlier appeal for hep.”
An RNLI spokesman said: “Both Aberdeen lifeboats were requested by Police Scotland to launched at just after 12.30pm to search and area off Cove concerning a missing person.
“Both lifeboats were stood down at the request of the police after a three-hour search, which did not find anything or anyone.”