Police call off search on Haworth Moors for missing pensioner

70-year-old Stephen Wright has gone missing on Haworth Moors above Halifax
70-year-old Stephen Wright has gone missing on Haworth Moors above Halifax

Police officers have called of the search for a missing pensioner who had reportedly got lost while walking on Haworth Moors.

A search operation was launched to try and find 70-year-old Stephen Wright after he contacted his wife to say he had lost his way while walking from Stanbury.

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A concern for safety report was made to the police at 5.42pm on Monday afternoon.

Officers were keen to speak to anyone who had been in the Haworth Moors area.

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However, a West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said that Mr Wright has been found safe and well.

The force would like to thank everyone who shared the original appeal.

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