Missing Burnley pensioner found 'safe and well'

An 'eagle-eyed' member of the public spotted missing man James Hargreaves (71) earlier today.

Police launched an urgent appeal earlier today
Police launched an urgent appeal earlier today

James had been missing since the early hours of the morning.

A spokesman for Burnley and Padiham Police said: "You'll be pleased to know that the 71-year-old missing person from the Burnley area has been found safe and well following a call from an eagle eyed member of the public.

"As ever, thanks for all of your help with this."