The Only Way Is Essex star James Argent 'safe and well'

The Only Way is Essex star James Argent has made contact with his mother to confirm that he is safe and well, his agent has told ITV News.

The reality TV star had been reported missing after failing to turn up to an airport for a flight on Friday morning.

He later tweeted and apologised for any worry he caused.

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Police 'increasingly concerned' for Argent's welfare

The Only Way Is Essex star James Argent has not made any contact with friends or family since 3am on Friday morning, police said.

At the time of his disappearance James was wearing a blue tracksuit, believed to be Nike brand and in possession of a blue sports bag. He is known to frequent the Brentwood area of Essex and various nightclubs in the Redbridge area.

– Metropolitan Police statement

Police said they were "increasingly concerned for his wellbeing" and asked anyone with information on his whereabouts to call police.

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