Police investigating the disappearance of Ayanda Mpontshane have confirmed he has been found.

Ayanda, 28 had last been seen at the YMCA charity shop in Berry Lane, Longridge, on February 21.

He had links to Preston, Manchester, and Southend, Essex.

A police spokesperson said: "Over the last few days, we asked you for your help in finding Ayanda, 28, who was missing from the Preston area.

"To update you, he was found safe and well last night (February 28).

"Thanks to everyone who shared and helped with the appeal."