26/11/2014

Cairngorms Runner Found 'Safe And Well'

A 25-year-old man missing in the Cairngorms has been found "safe and well", Police Scotland announced.

Kevin Steenson, from Dumfries, was reported missing at about 17:00 on Tuesday.

Mr Steenson had been with a party of six runners, who had set off from the Sugarbowl, near Loch Morlich. However, he found himself separated from the group with no torch, map, compass or food.

Police Scotland were joined by the Cairngorms Mountain Rescue Team and the RAF to search for Mr Steenson.

The runner was wearing shorts and a vest when he was located at about 22:20 last night. Police said temperatures had dropped to sub zero.

(MH/CD)

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