Police searching for a missing man from the Whitby area have confirmed they have found a body.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "Officers searching for missing Whitby man, 48-year-old Peter Coleman, have very sadly found a body near to the area Peter was last sighted.
"Although formal identification is still to take place, Peter’s family has been informed and are being supported.
"His family would like to thank everyone who has offered support and helped with the search. They have asked for their privacy to be respected at this very upsetting time."
Mr Coleman was last seen on Wednesday, September 28) near some woods close to Aislaby.
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