CHRISTMAS has come early for a worried family after a missing Worcester man has been found.

The family of David Holdham, aged 32, who had been missing for nearly a week, revealed he had been found "safe" within the last few minutes.

An appeal was put on the Worcester News yesterday evening and shared across Facebook and social media.

His cousin Lydia Johnson said: "We are so pleased he has been found.

"We love him and just wanted to know he was safe.

"Thank you so much to everyone who shared the post.

"We are really happy to hear he is safe over Christmas."

He had been last seen in the Warndon area of the city on the morning of Wednesday, December 1