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

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.

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."