Police search for missing man in Wensleydale

A search took place in Wensleydale in the early of this morning for a missing man.

The man was reported missing from his home in School Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, at around 8.25pm, and there were concerns for his welfare.

It was believed the man may have travelled to Wensleydale.

Police carried out a search in the Redmire area at around 3am with the police helicopter used.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police confirmed colleagues in North Yorkshire Police had helped with the search and that enquiries were continuing to find the man.