MISSING Chippenham man Gavin Hughes has today been found safe and well.

He was located by police and taken to a place of safety after being reported missing yesterday.

Mr Hughes was last seen yesterday at 10.30am at his address on Esmead in the town.

Police issued an appeal after others became concerned about his whereabouts and reported him as missing.

They said it was believed he may have walked to a wooded area off Pewsham Way.