POLICE in the Scottish Borders have confirmed that a missing 87-year-old woman from Peebles has been traced.

Margaret Moore had been last seen in the Glensax Road area of the town yesterday afternoon.

A missing persons appeal was launched after officers became concerned for her welfare.

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Last night family members confirmed that Margaret had been found.

And the good news was confirmed by officers this morning.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "We can confirm that Maragret Moore, 87, who had been reported missing in Peebles has been traced safe and well.

"Thank you to everyone who helped with our earlier appeal."