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Missing grandmother 'found safe and well'

A grandmother missing for more than two days from her home in Manchester has been found 'safe and well', police say.

Philomena Jones, aged 76, who suffers from dementia, was found in a field in the Cross Street area of Sale, Trafford. She had last been seen at around 2pm on Friday at her home in Ashon-on-Mersey, Trafford.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police thanked the media and the public for their help.

Read: Urgent search for grandmother missing for two days

Urgent search for grandmother missing for two days

Police across the north west of England have launched an urgent search for a vulnerable grandmother who has been missing for more than two days.

Philomena Jones, aged 76, has not been seen since Friday afternoon. Her granddaughter dropped off at her sheltered flat in Ashton-on-Mersey, Trafford, and was due to return a short while later - but she was then spotted on CCTV outside a nearby Tesco Express, and has not been seen since.

Update:Mrs Jones has since been found safe and well

Philomena Jones has been missing since Friday afternoon Credit: Family/PA

Known as Nancy, Mrs Jones, who suffers from dementia, recently moved to the area and her family fear the change may have confused her.

We are just trying to stay positive.

She's a really happy, friendly person, always smiling, loves a laugh and a joke. She's always happy to talk to anyone, she just loves company.

– Mark Watterson, grandson

It's thought she could have travelled as far as Liverpool.

Anyone who spots Mrs Jones - who is around 5ft 3in tall with black hair, and was wearing a red coat, black and red hat, and dark trousers - is urged to call police on 101.

Conman showed 'no remorse' for fleecing neighbour

A "calculating" conman who fleece his neighbour out of more than £40,000 has not shown any remorse for his crime, the lead detective said in a YouTube video released by South Wales Police.

Detective Constable Paul Harry said that Alan Knight, 47, "avoided court by pretending to be an ill man," and claiming he was a quadriplegic and in a coma, after he was charged with taking more than £40,000 from his neighbour Ivor Richards.

He added that Knight had "not shown any remorse" for the crime against Richards, who suffers from dementia.

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