A BARNSLEY man who had been missing since March 18 has now been found.

James Stephenson, 40, left the Cambian Oaks Hospital in Sheffield Road at around 10.15am on that day. He told staff he intended to go shopping in the Huddersfield area, but never returned.

After an extensive search, Mr Stephenson has been found safe and well in West Yorkshire.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "We would like to thank members of the public and the media for their assistance during the three weeks the 40-year-old was missing."