A SEARCH for a missing elderly man from Windermere has been called off after he was found safe and well.

At 2pm today, Cumbria Police began looking for Clifford Sanderson, 80, after saying he went missing from his home.

There were real concerns for Mr Sanderson’s safety because of his age, said police.

However, police said: “We are pleased to inform you that Clifford Sanderson who has been missing from the Lakes area has now been located safe and well."