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Police search land and air for missing man
9:32am Wednesday 29th August 2012 in Colchester
POLICE found and returned a patient to The Lakes Mental Heath Unit after a four-hour search.
Officers on the ground and the police helicopter searched north Colchester for hours after a man, aged in his 20s, was reported missing.
Concerns were raised after the man disappeared from the Turner Road facility shortly before 8pm on Monday.
Officers searched Highwoods Country Park and found the man who was returned to the unit just after 11.30pm.