Police search for man in Rothbury

POLICE action was rife in Rothbury yesterday after reports expressing concern for the welfare of a man.

At 1.40pm the call was made and officers attended and carried out a search.

The force helicopter was also used due to the rural terrain and darkness setting in.

At 3.15pm the man was located safe and well in the Thropton area.

No further action is being taken by police.