A PENSIONER who went missing in Renfrewshire has been found safe and well.

The alarm was raised by police on Sunday after Robert Young, 80, disappeared from his Paisley home the previous afternoon.

Hundreds of people shared an online appeal for information as concern grew for his wellbeing.

A police spokesperson said: “We can confirm that Robert Young has been traced safe and well. 

“Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal.”

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