Cornwall missing mobility scooter man found 23 miles away
- 13 June 2014
- From the section Cornwall
A man who sparked a major search after he disappeared on a mobility scooter has been found 23 miles (37km) away.
The man, in his 70s, who was staying at a holiday park in Sennen, Cornwall, was reported missing on Thursday evening.
Coastguards, a police helicopter, two lifeboats and a cliff rescue team searched at Land's End after reports that a mobility scooter was seen travelling erratically on the A30.
He was found safe and well in a hotel in Camborne.
Falmouth Coastguard Alan Loveday said: "He had motored all the way up the road from Land's End."
Coastguards said 23 miles was thought to be the maximum range of the scooter.