At 18:10 the helicopter was called to assist with search for concern for welfare of person from the Southport area.

Later yesterday evening at 19.45 further request to re-attend Southport in relation to welfare search. Search complete enquires ongoing.

police search-otsPhoto: Police make enquiries at addresses in Warwick Street.

Police on foot carried out searches looking for a missing male.

The helicopter was recalled again at 03.35 with concern for welfare search for a missing person from Southport & check for livestock on road near Formby.


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