Updated: Helicopter locates missing man on moors

File pic: RAF Fylingdales
File pic: RAF Fylingdales

A large search for a missing man has ended this afternoon after he was found by the police helicopter.

North Yorkshire Police launched the search near RAF Fylingdales on the North Yorkshire Moors after concerns were raised for the man’s safety.

Motorists had reported seeing “loads of police” near the base this morning.

A spokeswoman said an ambulance had been called and the man was now on his way to get medical treatment at Scarborough Hospital.