Body found in search for missing Portsoy man

A BODY HAS been found in the search for missing Aberdeenshire man Robert Stevenson.

Police confirmed late last night that Mr Stevenson’s blue Dacia Duster taxi has been found on the B9031 near Pennan.

The body of a man was found in the vehcile – he is yet to be formally identified but the family of Mr Stevenson have been updated. Police added that there are no suspicious circumstances.

A major search was launched for Mr Stevenson, 65, when he went missing from his Portsoy home, with people throughout the north east asked to help in the search – including studying their dashcam cameras.

Police have thanked members of the public and the media for their assistance in the search.