Update from Police Scotland 08:22 7 December.
Police can confirm that Sharon Young, 32, who had earlier been reported missing from the Banff area has been traced safe and well.
Media and members of the public are thanked for their assistance.
Police in Banff are appealing for help to trace 32 year old Sharon Louise Young who has been reported missing from her home in the town.
Sharon was last seen at 8.30pm on Sunday 4 December. She is described as 5 feet 4 inches tall, of medium build, black hair and wears a small diamond stud on the left side of her face.
When last seen Sharon was wearing a grey and black jacket with a blue hoodie underneath, blue jeans and black shoes.
Anyone who has any information which may assist in tracing Sharon is asked to call Police on 101.