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Body found in search for missing 80 year old Barnsley man

Brian Tomlinson Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Police investigating the disappearance of an 80 year old man from Barnsley have found a body.

Tests are yet to take place but South Yorkshire Police have confirmed they believe the body is that of Brian Tomlinson.

Mr Tomlinson was last last seen at 4pm at his home in the Hemingfield-Wombwell area on Friday.

Volunteers from Mountain Rescue and fire crews, a police drone and helicopter were all involved in the search to find him.

Mr Tomlinson's family have been notified and are being supported by specialist officers.

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Thank you to members of the local community who have assisted in the search for Brian."

– South Yorkshire Police spokesperson