Missing man found ‘safe’ at Bawsey Pits

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Police in Lynn have located the man in his twenties who had been reported missing close to Bawsey Pits sparking a large-scale search including helicopters.

The extensive search was launched at around 3pm this afternoon, after concerns were raised for the welfare of a man whose car had been discovered in the area.

The man was eventually located safe and well at around 5.50pm. He is being assessed by ambulance staff as a matter of precaution.

Norfolk police issued a statement that thanked its partner agencies including members of Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service, Norfolk Lowland Search and Rescue and the East of England Ambulance Service for their assistance.