Missing man found after helicopter search

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A missing man has been found safe and well after a helicopter search around Harrogate in the early hours of this morning (Monday).

Police teams had been searching through the town from 2.30am, helped by a specialist helicopter team from West Yorkshire Police.

“We received calls that a man was threatening to self harm,” a spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said.

“We carried out a search of the Harrogate area and he was located safe and well at 5am.”