UPDATED: 4.50pm: A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police confirmed Mr Carlton-Rylance was found safe in Ruston this afternoon and thanked the public for their help.


POLICE are concerned for the safety of a Scarborough man who has been missing since this morning.

Joshua Carlton-Rylance, 23, was reported missing from Ruston, near Scarborough, at about 10.35am today, by his mother.

North Yorkshire Police believe Joshua, also known as Joss, went out for a walk between 7.55am and 8.45am this morning, but has not returned.

Officers are currently searching the area around Wykeham Forest in an effort to find Joshua, and have urged the public to report sightings of anyone matching his description.

Joshua is described as white, with dark blond hair, blue eyes and tattoos on either side of his neck. When he was last seen he was wearing jeans and a dark grey jumper.

Anyone with information or who has seen Joshua, should phone North Yorkshire Police on 101.