Missing man found safe and well in Sidmouth
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An elderly man disappeared in Sidmouth, sparking a police hunt
An elderly man with dementia was found safe and well in Sidmouth after his disappearance sparked a police search.
The man’s concerned wife alerted police late on Saturday afternoon, two hours after he went missing from the Manor Road car park area.
A police helicopter and response units worked with Sidmouth Neighbourhood team to comb the area and the man was found at 5.30pm in a hostelry on the sea front.
The couple are from East Devon and were visiting Sidmouth when the incident happened.