Missing man last seen leaving Edinburgh hospital found safe and well

Missing John Ritchie
-Credit: (Image: Police Scotland)


Police have traced a man following concerns for his welfare.

John Ritchie was reported missing after he left the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. at around 1.30pm on Monday, July 8.

An appeal was launched earlier today with police stating they were ‘becoming increasingly concerned for John’s welfare.’

He has now been traced.

Missing John Ritchie
Missing John Ritchie -Credit:Police Scotland

Providing an update, a Police Scotland spokesperson said: "John Ritchie, reported missing in Edinburgh, has been traced.

"Thank you to all who shared our appeal."

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