POLICE have thanked members of the public after confirming an 83-year-old man who went missing this afternoon has been found safely.

He was reported missing after he was last seen in Minehead at around 12pm today (Saturday, July 2).

At 5:25pm, an Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said: “Good news - Graham, 83, who went missing in Minehead this afternoon, has been found safely and is with police officers.

“Many thanks to everyone for your help raising awareness and calling in with information about his whereabouts.”