Search launched after man, 73, goes missing from care home

Officers were called after it was realised the pensioner was missing.
Officers were called after it was realised the pensioner was missing.

A major search was carried out by police, the Coastguard, and Bowland Pennine mountain rescue team after a 73-year-old man went missing from a St Annes care home.

Officers were called at 10.45pm yesterday after it was realised the pensioner – last seen at around 6.30pm – was missing.

He was found well in Lytham Road, South Shore, at around 2am today.