Police helicopter launched after concern for welfare report

Police were called to a concern for welfare yesterday evening after a man went missing from home.

Friday, 10th March 2017, 6:00 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 11:25 am
Police were called to a concern for welfare yesterday evening after a man went missing from home.

The 35-year-old man was reported missing from an address in Chorley at around 11pm, say police.

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Lancashire Police together with the police helicopter and Bowland and Pennine Rescue Team launched a desperate search of the area.

Police confirmed he was found at around 3am in Cuerden Valley Park area.

Spokesman for Lancashire Police Nigel Barraclough said: "We were called to a concern for welfare late last night. Thankfully there was a good outcome and the man was successfully located. The man's family have been made aware."