Search stood down after nine-year-old who disappeared overnight found

Austin McGovern was located after disappearing on Friday near Rowan Street in Dunbar.

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A nine-year-old boy who had been reported missing after disappearing overnight in East Lothian has been found.

Austin McGovern disappeared at around 7.05pm on Friday near Rowan Street in Dunbar.

Officers carried out door-to-door enquiries and gathered CCTV footage in a bid to locate the child.

Police Scotland have confirmed he has since been located.

Superintendent Arron Clinkscales said: “We are pleased to confirm that Austin has been traced and his family have been updated.

“Thanks for sharing appeal.”