A man who went missing has been found after an extensive search and police appeal.

Officers searching for a missing man in the Dorchester area have confirmed he has been located.

Lee Quartermaine, aged 50, was reported missing having last been seen at around 11.30am on Monday, January 13, walking along the A37 between Grimstone and Stratton.

Following searches by officers, with support from Dorset Search and Rescue (DorSAR), Wessex 4x4 and Dorset Search Dogs, Lee has been found safe and well.

Police have thanked those who assisted with the searches and everyone who shared their appeal.