Scotland's police force has delivered ''substantial improvements'' in the way it conducts, records and monitors its stop and search activity, according to a new report.
Schoolboy Found After Vanishing In Dumfries and Galloway
An eight-year-old boy reported missing after failing to arrive at school has been found safe and well.
Connor Beck left his home in Glebe Crescent, Lochmaben, in Dumfries and Galloway, at around 9.20am on Wednesday to go to Lochmaben Primary School but he never arrived.
He was reported missing and a major search was launched, with family and friends combing the local area and police appealing for information.
A Police Scotland spokesman said on Wednesday evening: ``Police Scotland report that the missing boy Connor Beck has turned up safe and well. Officers and family thank everyone for their concern and assistance.''
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