Updated 6.40am: Police in Preston have confirmed the man they were looking for in the Docks area has been found safe and well.Advertisement
Chief Superintendent Tim Jacques tweeted the news just before midnight on Wednesday.
@blogpreston @PrestonPolice located high risk missing person. Lots of time & effort spent, @LancsPolice more than just crime fighters!
— Tim Jacques (@ChSuptJacques) February 19, 2014
Preston Police have launched a manhunt to find a man last seen in the Lea or Docklands area.
Officers are looking for a missing man believed to be aged around 30.
There has been a heavy police presence throughout the city as officers search for a “high risk missing person.”
The man is described as white, with dark hair, a goatee, wearing a three quarter length jacket.
Chief Superintendent Tim Jacques said the man had possibly been wearing a cap.
The search for the man was still ongoing at 10pm on Wednesday, having been launched during the afternoon.
Blog Preston readers have reported police presence in Plungington, University and Lea areas.
The public are asked to phone 101 if they have any information.
At 11.43pm on Wednesday, Chief Superintendent Tim Jacques reported on Twitter that Preston Police located high risk missing person and said “lots of time & effort spent, Lancs Police more than just crime fighters!”