POLICE were called to Swanage on Monday afternoon following a report of a concern for welfare.

The report was made at 3.48pm and related to a man aged in his 20s.

Officers and the police dog unit were involved in the search for the man with the assistance of the NPAS helicopter.

The man was located to the south of Peveril Point.

A spokesperson for Dorset Police said: “He was taken to a place and safety and given appropriate care.”