Updated 8 November.
Police Scotland can confirm that Amanda Pickens, 48, who was reported missing from the Banff area, has been traced safe and well.
Police Scotland is appealing for information to trace missing person Amanda Pickens who was last seen on Tuesday November 1, 2016, and failed to keep an appointment with her sister during the afternoon of Wednesday 2 November.
She was last seen at her home address in Banff, Aberdeenshire, and has not been seen since then. Amanda is 48 years of age, around 5ft 6 tall and has black shoulder length hair. She has an English accent and is believed to be wearing a jacket and trousers.
Police Scotland have reason to believe that Amanda travelled from Banff to Aberdeen by bus on Wednesday morning (2 Nov), arriving in Aberdeen at around 10.00am.
This is out of character for her and her family have expressed concern for her well-being.
If you have any information or sightings of Amanda Pickens please contact 101 or your nearest Police Office.