The Stornoway Coastguard helicopter joined the search

The Stornoway Coastguard helicopter joined the search

A walker missing in the Cuillin range on the Isle of Skye has been found.

Police Scotland said that French visitor Thierry Coffie was traced on Wednesday night.

Skye Mountain Rescue Team and colleagues from the RAF mountain rescue team were joined by Search and Rescue Dogs Association members and the Stornoway Coastguard helicopter in efforts to find the 58-year-old man.

The search centred on the An Dorus area between Sgùrr a’ Mhadaidh and Sgùrr a’ Greadaidh and walkers and climbers were asked to be on the lookout for Mr Coffie.

A police spokesperson said: “Many thanks to members of the public and the media for their assistance with this matter.

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