A GROUP of three teenagers who had been reproted missing from the Three Towns have been traced "safe and well".

Police Scotland confirmed this morning, Wednesday, May 24, that Stuart McGrath and Millie Steevley from Ardrossan and Ellie-Mae Young from Saltcoats had been found.

The trio of 13-year-olds had been reported missing yesterday, having not been seen since Monday morning.

Believed to have been together, police launched a desperate appeal to find the teens.

Now, they have thanked the public for their assistance, after Stuart, Millie and Ellie-Mae all returned home.