Breaking news: 82-year-old missing in Leicestershire is found

Missing man in Leicestershire- Leicester Updates

An 82-year-old man who had gone missing in Lutterworth has been found.

Peter Coyne was last seen leaving a family address in Riverside Road, Lutterworth, at 2pm on Saturday. He had travelled down from his home in Stockport to visit them.

Police officers, assisted by Leicestershire Search and Rescue, have been carrying out extensive searches in the town as well as surrounding rural areas to find him.

Peter was found in the Misterton area of Lutterworth this afternoon and has been taken to hospital for treatment.

An extensive search had continued into its third day to find Peter, with officers searching Lutterworth, Bitteswell and the surrounding areas.

A helicopter was also deployed over the weekend to assist in the search.

Police have thanked everyone who helped shared the appeal and assisted in searching for Peter.