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Updated: Police Helicopter searching for missing person in Southend
1:15pm Saturday 11th August 2012 in News
THE police helicopter was out above Southend town centre on Saturday afternoon searching for a missing man.
Concerns were 20 year-old, who has learning difficulties, after he took a drugs overdode.
Police were alerted shortly before midday, and the helicopter was deployed around an hour later.
The man was finally found by officers on the ground in York Road at around 2.30pm.
He was sectioned under the Mental Health Act.