A police helicopter was seen circling over Aylesbury last night (Thursday), leaving many residents confused and concerned.

From around 8pm, a National Police Air Service helicopter was deployed above the town and was seen by many hovering above areas including Walton Court and Churchill Avenue.

The presence of the aircraft caused concern for many, with residents left wondering what was going on.

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Thames Valley Police revealed this morning [Friday] that the helicopter was dispatched to help in a search for a missing man.

Fortunately, the man was safely located and the incident was resolved thanks to the efforts of its officers and the helicopter crew.

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