Friday 21 October 2016

'Noakes found safe in storm drain' - wife


John Noakes
John Noakes

Missing former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes (81) has been found near his home in Majorca after going missing for more than eight hours.

Noakes, who suffers from Alzheimer's Disease, was found in a storm drain about one kilometre from his home, his wife Vicky said.

Mr Noakes, who is Blue Peter's longest-serving presenter, was being taken to hospital in the city of Palma.

Mrs Noakes said police he was spotted by a police helicopter and rescued not far from his home.

Mrs Noakes said she was always confident he would be found nearby rather than further away.

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