Missing man's body found in Galashiels

Police say their thoughts are with the man's family. Credit: ITV Border

Police have found the body of a 58-year-old missing man in the Winston Road area of Galashiels.

An extensive search was carried out in the area, beginning on Wednesday 14 December, and the man's body was found near the railway bridge at 2:30am the following morning.

Police say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the man's death and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Our thoughts are with the man's family at this time.

– Police Scotland statement