A MISSING man from Southampton has been found, say police. 

James Ward, 61, had been missing for more than four hours after last being seen in Kanes Hill, Thornhill, Southampton at about 11am on Tuesday.

Police launched a public appeal to try and find him.

He has since been found by officers. 

A Hampshire police spokesperson said: "We and his family are extremely concerned for his welfare and enquiries are currently being carried out to locate him.

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"We are also turning to the public for assistance."

The spokesperson added: "If you have seen James, or have any information on his whereabouts, then please call 101, quoting the reference 879 of today's date."

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