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Missing Whitianga man found safe and well

Posted 16 September 2018 by Gold FM in Emergency Services - Police, Fire, Civil Defence

A 74-year-old Whitianga man missing since he was last seen in Whitianga late Saturday afternoon on his electric mobility scooter has been found.

He was located near the 309 Road by a Search and Rescue team not long ago.

He is being treated for minor injuries.

Search and Rescue teams deployed late last night were unable to locate him.

Police and local SAR staff began a larger search in the Whitianga area from day break and said the man was in good spirits when found.