Police Scotland can confirm that Simon MacIntosh or McDonald (44) who was reported missing from the Fyvie area has been traced safe and well in Aberdeen.
Many thanks to media for their assistance in promoting our appeal and to the public for their assistance.
Simon is described as being 5 feet 8 inches tall, of medium build.
Simon is believed to have been wearing a grey hooded top, dark coloured combat trousers and may be in possession of a rucksack type bag.
It is believed Simon may have travelled to the Aberdeen city centre area.
We would also stress to Simon that his welfare is the primary concern and would encourage him to contact Police on 101 as soon as possible so that it can be confirmed that he is safe and well.
Anyone who knows where Simon is or who has information that could assist Police Scotland in tracing him should call 101 quoting reference number MP180100361.