Missing Derbyshire pensioner found thanks to social media appeal

A pensioner who went missing from his home in New Whittington on Wednesday has been found thanks to an appeal on social media.

By Michael Broomhead
Saturday, 4th July 2015, 9:07 am
Alan Haywood.
Alan Haywood.

Alan Haywood, 77, was spotted in New Whittington last night by a member of the public who had seen the appeal to find him on Facebook.

A Derbyshire police spokesman said: “He’s now having a medical check-up and has been reunited with his family.

“Officers would like to thank everyone who has helped.”