A MAN who sparked concern when he went missing has been located.

Gykeye Edwards, known as Sandy, was last seen on August 4 on Addington Road, Reading, at around 12pm.

Thames Valley Police launched an urgent appeal to find the 61-year-old after becoming concerned for his welfare.

A police spokesman confirmed on Sunday morning: "A man who was missing from Reading has been located safe.

"Gyekye Edwards, known as Sandy, aged 61, was reported missing to police yesterday (4/8). He was found last night.

"Thames Valley Police would like to thank the public and the media for sharing the appeal to help to locate him."