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Missing man from Nayland found

A missing 83-year-old man from Nayland has been found. 

Joseph Hamilton had last been seen at 7.15am yesterday, Friday 1 September, but was found safe and well on the outskirts of Nayland this morning, Saturday 2 September.

Police would like to thank members of the public and media for their assistance with this appeal.

Previous release | 1 September 2017

Police are appealing for help to trace a missing 83-year-old man from Nayland.

Joseph Hamilton was last seen in Bear Street at 7.15am this morning and has not been seen since.

He is described as white, 5ft 9in tall, with grey cropped hair and glasses. He was wearing a short-sleeve checked shirt with beige/brown stripes, a beige jumper and brown trousers.

Mr Hamilton is considered to be vulnerable and as such his family and police are concerned for his welfare.

Officers are currently searching the local area and have been assisted by a helicopter from the National Police Air Service.

Anyone who believes they may have seen Mr Hamilton, or who has any information regarding his whereabouts, is asked to contact the duty sergeant at Landmark House in Ipswich on 101.

Previous release | 1 September 2017

Police are issuing a new photograph of a missing 83-year-old man from Nayland as efforts to locate him continue.

Joseph Hamilton was last seen in Bear Street in the village at 7.15am this morning and has not been seen since.

He is described as white, 5ft 9in tall, with grey cropped hair and glasses. He was wearing a short-sleeve checked shirt with beige/brown stripes, a beige jumper and brown trousers.

Mr Hamilton is considered to be vulnerable and as such his family and police are concerned for his welfare.

Officers have been searching the local area since this morning, assisted by police dog units, a National Police Air Service helicopter, Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service and Suffolk Lowland Search and Rescue.

Anyone who believes they may have seen Mr Hamilton, or who has any information regarding his whereabouts, is asked to contact the duty sergeant at Landmark House in Ipswich on 101.