Missing person Sidmouth alert

POLICE were drafted into Sidmouth yesterday following the report of a high risk missing person.

POLICE were drafted into Sidmouth yesterday following the report of a high risk missing person.

An 84-year-old, who suffers from memory loss, was on holiday in the area from Middlesex and was reported missing from his hotel room.

He was last seen at 5.15am and police carried out a search of the hotel, its grounds and the surrounding area.

He was eventually found safe and well at 8.15am in an unlocked room of the hotel.