THE public have been thanked after a missing man has been found.

An appeal was launched yesterday to find a mental health patient who had gone missing from Knowle Village. 

The 37-year-old left Ravenswood House hospital, where he had been detained under the mental health act, and not returned.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Police said: "We are pleased to say that he has now been located. Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal and called with information."