A Scot reported missing in Australia has been found safe and well.

Jonathan Ansell's family in Scotland reported him missing after not hearing from him for two weeks.

The 26-year-old, who had been in Australia for two years, had told his mother that he was in Melbourne but did not have a place to stay or any money and had lost his passport.

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Jonathan's mum travelled to Australia earlier this week to help search for him and his cousin today confirmed that he had been found safe and well.

Kirsten Dawn Ferguson tweeted: "Jonathan has been found!!! Thanks so so much to everyone who helped in the search, we're so grateful! @Find_Jonathan you have been a star!"

His sister Kate tweeted: "Just had the best news ever, my Mum has found Jonathan! He is tucking in to a burger as we speak."