A POLICE officer with short-term memory loss who went missing from his home two days ago has been found safe and well.

Jon Percival, aged 43, of Greenleaf Close, Boothstown, was found near a friend's house in Oldham on Saturday morning and will undergo an assessment.

Mr Percival, who sustained a head injury during on off-duty car accident, had left behind his mobile phone and house keys.

Police issued a public alert following his disappearance, amid concerns for his welfare.

A spokeswoman for GMP confirmed that he had been found ‘safe and well’.