Missing Truro pensioner found
A Truro pensioner who went missing today has been found.
The unnamed 82 year old has been found after going missing from The Royal Cornwall Hospital at around midday.
Concern was raised when the pensioner, who has a serious medical condition, went missing while waiting for his wife to pick him up from the Truro hospital.
Shortly after his disappearance a Twitter campaign was launched by police sergeant Regie Butler, encouraging members of the public in Truro to look out for the man.
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After being missing for over six hours the pensioner arrived at his home unharmed.
Sergeant Butler said: "The gentleman has arrived at home safe and well.
"We had loads of people looking out for him in Truro - it just shows you the power of social media."