A MISSING Dunbar boy has been found safe and well.

An appeal had been launched to try to trace 14-year-old Jay Parsons, who had last been seen at about 3.30pm after leaving Dunbar Grammar School, on the town's Summerfield Road.

However, police have now released a statement saying: "We can confirm that 14-year-old Jay Parsons, who was reported missing from Dunbar, has been traced safe and well.

"We would like to thank those who shared and assisted with our appeal."