Missing boy found safe and well

THERE was panic in the village of Kirkcowan recently when a young boy went missing. Thankfully the child was found safe and well after emergency services were called out.

A spokesperson for Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary said: “We can confirm that staff from the police, fire, coastguard, RAF and the Galloway Mountain Rescue Team were all involved in the search of a local six-year-old boy who went missing from a property in Kirkcowan on Saturday, May 7.

“After a two hour search, the boy was found safe and well nearby.”