A MISSING woman from Dunbar has been traced safe and well.

Earlier this evening police launched an appeal to find Sarah Ashwell, who was last seen on the town's High Street at about 6.30pm on Monday.

The 37-year-old was traced safe and well at 7.30pm, a few hours later.

East Lothian Police said: "Following our previous appeal, police can confirm that missing 37-year-old Sarah Ashwell has been traced safe and well in the Dunbar area.

"We would like to thank the members of the public who assisted with our appeal."