Christopher Tonks was reported missing yesterday morning (Tuesday, August 15)

Police have thanked the public for their help to find a missing Barnstaple man.

Christopher Tonks was found safe and well after being reported missing yesterday morning (Tuesday, August 15) from the Swimbridge area.

He was found later the same day in the Bishops Tawton area after a member of the public reported seeing the 64-year-old.