Leeds & West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire Police trace missing canal man

Police search
Image caption Police were searching a stretch of the canal

Police have traced the man whose clothes were found next to a waterway at Woodlesford, West Yorkshire.

The clothes were discovered by a member of the public on a fishing platform at the bottom of Pottery Lane at 0600 BST Tuesday.

Police divers searched a stretch of the Aire and Calder canal during Tuesday and Wednesday.

Officers said the owner of the clothing had been traced and identified as both safe and well.

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