This is why police and search helicopter descended on village of Dolphinholme today

Eight police cars and a helicopter descended on the quaint and picturesque village of Dolphinholme near Lancaster today – this is what happened...

By Matthew Calderbank
Monday, 25th April 2022, 3:12 pm
Updated Monday, 25th April 2022, 3:58 pm

Police were called to the historic village, just two miles from Junction 33 of the M6 motorway, after a teenager was reported missing this afternoon (Monday, April 25).

Due to serious concerns for his welfare, Lancashire Police dispatched a fleet of officers and the force helicopter to the village to help search for the missing youngster and a silver Nissan.

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Police at the scene in Rivers View Fold, Dolphinholme this afternoon (Monday, April 25). Pic credit: John Angus Spencer-Barnes (@JohnBarnesUK)

After knocking on doors and searching the River Wyre, the emergency search was stood down at around 2pm when the teen was found safe inside a home in Rivers View Fold.

A police spokesman confirmed: “We were looking for a missing teenager who has since been found safe and well.”