A NINE-HOUR police search for a missing man ended in the early hours of this morning.

Officers were first called out at around 3.30pm yesterday to an address in Horsham Road in Pease Pottage, Crawley, following reports that a vulnerable man had gone missing. 

The police helicopter and 14 police vehicles were sent out during the search. 

The man was found safe and well at an address in Southgate Avenue, Crawley.