Five-hour search for missing man ends near Stanley Park

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Firefighters used an aerial drone to help find a vulnerable man, 44.

The man – described as being at ‘high risk’ of coming to harm – was reported missing to police at 11.40pm yesterday, with firefighters called to help with the unmanned drone – which is capable of taking pictures from above – at 1.16am today.

Following a five-hour search, the man, who was not identified, was found close to Stanley Park, near to where he went missing, at around 4.45am, a police spokesman said.