Police search for missing man, 40, throughout the night in Staunton Country Park

A MISSING man has been found following a seven-hour search by police.

By Tom Cotterill and Emily Jessica Turner
Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 10:36 am
Updated Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 11:04 am

The 40-year-old male, who has not been named by the authorities, was reported missing from Havant shortly after 2am this morning.

Officers were scrambled to find the male, with a large police presence seen to be focusing their hunt around the Leigh Park Gardens area of the Staunton Country Park estate – where the man was later found.

A spokeswoman for Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘We were called shortly after 2.10 this morning (Tuesday, March 16) to a report of a missing 40-year-old man from Havant.

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Police van leaving Staunton Farm car park. Picture: Emily Turner

‘Officers conducted enquiries through the night and the man was located in the Staunton Country Park area at 9.20am.’

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Staunton Country Park where the missing man, 40, was found. Photo: Graham May