A MAN who vanished from a Lanarkshire hospital has been found in Somerset.

Cops confirmed that they managed to track down Luke Mulkern, from England.

We reported that he was a patient within University Hospital Wishaw, Netherton Street. He had been missing since around 2.40pm on Wednesday.

Police said he suffered from mental health issues and was thought to be very vulnerable. They launched an appeal and thanked the public for their assistance.