A FORMER Peeblesshire News journalist who was reported missing this morning has been found.

Mark Davey was last seen at 6am in Ivanhoe Road in Peebles.

But police have confirmed the 57-year-old was found safe and well this afternoon.

A spokesperson said: "We are pleased to confirm that missing man, Mark Davey, has been traced safe in the Selkirk area.

"Officers wish to thank those members of the public who assisted and shared our earlier appeal for information."