Missing elderly man is found safe in Rowsley

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A 77-year-old man who went missing from Chesterfield Royal Hospital in Calow has been found safe and well.

David Shinwell is thought to have left the hospital at around noon yesterday, Wednesday, January 8, according to police.

Officers began a search and issued appeals through the media before he was found on Wednesday evening in Rowsley.

A Derbyshire Constabulary spokesman thanked everyone who helped police during their search.