Missing man found safe and well

A 53-YEAR-OLD man who was reported missing from home has been found safe and well.

Police appealed for information about Martin Lamb, from Greathaml, on the outskirts of Hartlepool, after he was missing for more than 24 hours.

Officers at Hartlepool Police said he was last seen at 1.30pm on Tuesday and they issued an appeal at around 5.15pm on Wednesday.

But, Martin was found unharmed shortly afterwards.

Police thanked residents for their co-operation.