A MAN reported missing in Istanbul has since been found safe and well, police announced today.

Thames Valley Police issued a photograph of Andrew Cooke, 48, of Calcot, on Saturday, March 21.

He had been lost in Istanbul, Turkey, after missing his flight. Contact with him was lost shortly after this.

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A spokesman for Thames Valley Police said: "A man from Reading who was missing and believed to be in Istanbul has been located.

"Andrew Cooke, aged 48, has been found safe and well.

"Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal."

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