Man who went missing in Burnley on New Year's Eve found 'safe and well'

Police were 'very concerned' about the disappearance of a man from Todmorden who was last seen in Burnley on New Year's Eve.

By Sean Gleaves
Friday, 3rd January 2020, 7:35 am
Updated Friday, 3rd January 2020, 10:17 am

Christopher Richards, 32, from Todmorden, had last been seen at around 6pm on Tuesday (December 31) in the Leyland Road area of Burnley.

Lancashire Police issued an appeal to find Christopher and said they were 'very concerned' for his welfare.

But police have confirmed that Christopher was found 'safe and well' yesterday (January 2).

Christopher (Pictured) is described as white, 5ft 9in tall, of medium build with short, mousey brown hair. (Credit: Lancashire Police)

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"He was found safe and well in the Blackpool area yesterday (Thursday, January 2).

"Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal for information."