POLICE have found a missing man who went missing from his care home.

Officers appealed for information about missing Colin Dyer, who has dementia.

The 78-year-old was last seen at his care home in Petersfield at 8.20am on October 9.

But police say they have now found Mr Dyer.

In a post on social media, Hampshire Constabulary said: "Some good news to start the day. We're pleased to say 78-year-old Colin Dyer, who was missing from Petersfield, has been found.

"Thank you for sharing our appeal and thank you to all the people who called in with information."