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Weekly news editor found safe and well after being reported missing

Mark DaveyA weekly newspaper journalist has been found safe and well after he was reported missing this morning.

Police Scotland’s Lothian and Scottish Borders division launched a search for Campbeltown Courier news editor Mark Davey, who used to work for the Peeblesshire News and Border Telegraph.

An appeal to find Mark was launched after he was last seen at 6am in Ivanhoe Road, Peebles.

But police have now 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.”


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  • April 18, 2019 at 5:06 pm

    It’s a common belief you have to wait 24 hours before reporting a missing person – but not true. You can make a report to the police as soon as you think a person is missing.

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