A MAN who vanished from a mental health facility in Hamilton has been found.

Mark Russell, 33, was last seen leaving Beckford Lodge in Caird Street at around 3.20pm on Wednesday, November 8.

Police launched a major search to find him and the force confirmed on Friday that he has since been traced.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Mark has now been traced.

"The media and members of the public are thanked for their assistance with this matter."