A 61-YEAR-OLD man who went missing from home has been found safe and well, say police.

Paul Hodges, from Windlehurst, went missing from home on Tuesday afternoon (July 16).

His family circulated an appeal on social media and police made a plea to the public for information.

He was found on Thursday.

In a statement, Merseyside Police wrote: “We are pleased to report that Paul Hodges, 61, who was reported missing on Tuesday, has been found safe and well.

“Thank you for your help sharing our appeal.”