Police have called off the search for a missing man after warning members of the public not to approach him.

Officers who were searching for Lee Hepburn say that, following enquiries and information received, they are no longer concerned for his welfare and he is not being treated as missing.

At 8.28pm on Saturday officers were called to reports of a disturbance at an address in Anchor Road, Bournemouth.

It was subsequently reported that 32-year-old Lee Hepburn had left the address in an upset state and had not been heard from since.

Commenting earlier today, Chief Inspector Lindsay Dudfield of Dorset Police said: “Lee was reported to be very upset when he left the Anchor Road address so we are keen to locate him as soon as possible to ensure he is all right and are carrying out searches in the area.

“I would like to hear from anyone who has information as to Lee’s whereabouts or who sees a man matching the description given. Due to Lee’s emotional state his behaviour may be unpredictable so I would urge members of the public not to approach him but to report any sightings to police immediately.

“Finally, I would make a plea to Lee if you see this to please contact us or your family and let us know where you are so we can make sure you are safe.”

Follwoing enquiries, officers have now received information as to Lee's whereabouts.

In an update, Chief Inspector Steve May said: “As a result of the enquiries we have carried out and following information we have received, we no longer have concerns for the welfare of Lee and he is now not being treated as a missing person.

“We would like to thank everyone who shared our appeal.”