Miss­ing pen­sioner found af­ter po­lice ap­peal

The Arran Banner - - News -

A Lam­lash pen­sioner who was re­ported miss­ing on Tues­day Au­gust 23 has been found safe and well.

Pa­tri­cia Sloan, 83, who was last seen around 4pm in Mur­ray Cres­cent, Lam­lash failed to re­turn home and Ayr­shire Po­lice is­sued an ap­peal on so­cial me­dia in an ef­fort to trace her. The ap­peal for any in­for­ma­tion on her where­abouts was widely shared by lo­cal groups and Face­book with some peo­ple even of­fer­ing to con­duct a search for the miss­ing pen­sioner.

Shortly be­fore go­ing to print, Ayr­shire Po­lice Di­vi­sion is­sued a state­ment say­ing, ‘ Fol­low­ing our ear­lier ap­peal we can now con­firm that Pa­tri­cia Sloan (83) of Lam­lash has been traced safe and well. We would like to thank ev­ery­one who shared our ap­peals on so­cial me­dia.’

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