Missing Belper man found safe and well

A missing Belper man has been found safe and well.

Richard Bartles (29) went missing from his home in Jaeger Close, Belper at around 5pm on Sunday, March 3.

Derbyshire Police and neighbouring forces in Nottingham and Lincolnshire appealed for him to get in touch with them and his disappearance was described as being “completely out of character”. However, a Derbyshire Police spokesman said he was found in North Yorkshire on Tuesday, March 13.

Mr Bartles works at the William Gregg VC Leisure Centre on Hands Road, Heanor, where he is employed by DC Leisure as a duty manager.