A MISSING man has been found safe after disappearing in Reading.

James Keates-Smith, 26, was reported missing this morning having gone missing last night (Sunday October 8)

Thames Valley Police released the following statement: "A man missing from Reading has been found safe.

"James Keates-Smith, aged 26, who was missing since yesterday (8/10) was located today (9/10).

"Thames Valley Police would like to thank the media and public for sharing the appeal along with search specialists from Berkshire Lowland Search & Rescue who were deployed to search for James."