A MAN who vanished from his home yesterday morning has been found safe.

Kevin Coates, aged 56 years, vanished from his home in Branscombe Hill, Sandhurst, yesterday morning.

Thames Valley Police launched an appeal to trace his whereabouts after officers became concerned for his welfare.

However, the force confirmed he was found safe yesterday evening.

A spokesman said: "Kevin Coates, aged 56, has been found safe this (Saturday) evening.

"Thank you to the media and the public for sharing the appeal."