70-year-old Sidmouth man found following appeal


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Police are appealing for help to find an elderly Sidmouth man after he was reported missing in the early hours of the morning.

Officers were concerned for the welfare of a James Meredith,, after he was last seen at 4.30am today (Monday, April 30).

A police spokeswoman said earlier: “He is known as Barrie / James Meredith and is described as white, 70 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches in height, medium build, with short silver grey hair.

“Clothing description unknown but believed to be wearing blue jeans, dark blue v-neck jumper, and possibly a dark green quilted jacket. We have concerns for his welfare.”

An update from police shortly before 10.30am reported Mr Merdith had been found.

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The spokeswoman said: “As a direct result of a call in response to our message Mr Meredith has been located.”

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