Northumbria Police have confirmed that missing Gateshead man David Dinsley has been found.
A member of the public alerted the police after spotting David, who had become trapped behind a wall on Sunderland Road, Felling.
Emergency services attended and took David to hospital where he remains in a stable but serious condition.
The 70 year old went missing from his home on Wednesday (5th September) and both officers and his family are thanking the public for the help they have offered.
David’s family said:
“Thank you to everyone who shared the message on social media and helped look for David. We are very pleased that he has been found and is now in hospital where he can be looked after”.