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Taff Trail charity walker, 85, found safe and well

Laurence Brophy had begun his challenge from Cardiff to Brecon and back on August 31.

An 85-year-old man who was reported missing after he set off on a solo charity walk on Thursday has been found safe and well.

Laurence Brophy began his challenge along the Taff Trail from Cardiff to Brecon and back on August 31.

South Wales Police said Mr Brophy, who they described as “a fit and active gentleman”, was planning to camp out overnight but was later reported missing.

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Mr Brophy was walking along the Taff Trail from Cardiff to Brecon and was planning to camp out overnight (Yui Mok/PA)

However, police confirmed on Saturday evening that Mr Brophy was “located safe and well”.

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