M1 closed in both directions after missing Lutterworth man found

A man who has been missing from his Lutterworth home has been found near J20 of the M1 this morning.

Police closed the M1 in both directions following the discovery of the missing 79-year-old man.

The motorway was closed at about 10.30am this morning, to allow for an air ambulance to land nearby.

The incident caused heavy traffic between J21 and Junction 20 of the M1.

The motorway was reopened at around 11.45am.

The search for Alan began yesterday evening, after he failed to return to his house in Lutterworth. He had never gone missing before and suffers from dementia.

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