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Man Found Safe After Reported Missing In Whakatāne

Police have now found a man who was reported missing in Whakatāne over the weekend.

Police advise, a 73 year-old male who was reported missing on Saturday has been found safe and well.

Police had been searching for a man named Peter after he was last seen in Whakatāne at around midday on Saturday.

A post was made on the Bay of Plenty and Taupo Police Facebook page, advising the community to look out for Peter.

"Police express our sincere thanks to everyone who helped with our request for information and to everyone that helped Peter make his way home to Christchurch." A Police spokesperson says.

Image: Police.

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