UPDATE: Missing man found by police

Michael Manning, of Poulton, is missing
Michael Manning, of Poulton, is missing
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A pensioner who went missing from his home in Poulton has been found by police.

Michael Manning, 82, had not been seen since Tuesday evening.

He was found in Poulton following a public appeal for information.

Police said he will now be checked over by paramedics.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: “We can confirm that Michael Manning has been found in the Poulton area.”

Coastguard rescue teams from Fleetwood and Knott End, who were called in to help search along the River Wyre, have been stood down.