Missing man found safe and well

A man missing from home has turned up safe and well.

The 40-year-old went missing from the Barnard Castle area on Thursday afternoon and police were concerned for his welfare.

It was thought to could be in the Richmond, Leyburn, Pen Hill, West Witton, Druids Temple or Masham areas.

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Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team volunteers were called out, however the man was found before the search began on Thursday evening.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police confirmed the man was found safe and well.

“Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal,” a spokesman added.