Police, the RNLI lifeboat crew, Barra fire crews and Coastguard Rescue Team volunteers worked together to trace a man missing in the Northbay area of Barra on Saturday evening (December 8th).

Police called for assistance from other services after the man, described as ‘high risk’, was reported missing from an address in Northbay.

Teams were called to help at 8.19pm and the man was found by the Coastguard team, safe and well, close to his home address soon afterwards.

He was taken to hospital by police as a precaution and all the teams were stood down around 9.15pm.