A POLICE helicopter was scrambled to help search for a missing child in Highworth.

A Wiltshire Police spokeswoman said: 

A Wiltshire Police spokesman said: “A ten-year-old boy was reported missing from his home in Highworth at around 2.15pm.

“A search was carried out, including using the police helicopter, and we can confirm he was found safe and well at 3.45pm.”

Wiltshire Search and Rescue volunteers joined the search, which was managed by Wiltshire Police.