Missing Ben Phillips found safe and well

Missing Ben Phillips.
Missing Ben Phillips.

A missing Derbyshire teenager has been found safe and well.

Ben Phillips, 18, of Allestree, went to work in Ambergate on Friday, July 17 and later contacted his mother to say he was going for a few drinks with friends.

He made further contact with his family but hadn’t been in touch for the last few days.

A spokesman for Derbyshire police said this morning: “Ben Phillips has now been found safe and well. We’d like to thank everyone who shared our appeal for information on his whereabouts.”