Missing 18-year-old found

Image released by PSNI of Matthew Bateman (18), from Bangor
Image released by PSNI of Matthew Bateman (18), from Bangor

The missing son of acclaimed author Colin Bateman has been found in south Belfast.

The 18-year-old had been missing since last Friday.

On Wednesday his father issued an appeal through social media in a bid to help find his son.

On Facebook he posted: “Although he is 18, he has been unwell recently and we’re very concerned about him.”