A Highland footballer who prompted a week-long manhunt by police has been traced safe and well.
Richard Finnis was last seen on Kinmylies Way in Inverness at 1.20pm on February 16.
The Strathspey Thistle player was reported missing after failing to turn up to his team’s match in the Highland League.
The 30-year-old’s car was found in a secluded rural area near to the village of Cannich, off the A831 near Drumnadrochit around 9.30pm last Monday.
Police revealed tonight that Finnis had been traced safe and well.
A statement said: “Extensive police searches were undertaken and Richard was traced by our specialist dog unit.”
Police Scotland can confirm that Richard Finnis (30), who had been reported missing from the Inverness area has been traced safe and well.
Extensive police searches were undertaken and Richard was traced by our Specialist Dog Unit.
The Public are thanked for their assistance.
— NorthernPolice (@northernPolice) February 24, 2019
The search for Mr Finnis involved trained police officers and search dogs, with additional assistance from the Coastguard search and rescue helicopter.