A body has been found during a search for missing man Malcolm Brookes.

Police discovered a body of a man in the river near Llanidloes.

Dyfed-Powys Police says that although formal identification has not yet taken place, the next of kin of missing Malcolm Brookes have been informed.

Mr Brookes, 70, was last seen walking in the town centre of Llanidloes on Monday, August 19.

During the search for missing man Malcolm Brookes, who was reported missing to police on Wednesday, August 21.

Police and family had put out an appeal on Thursday expressing concern for his welfare.

Anyone with information is asked to report it to Dyfed-Powys Police, either online at: http://bit.ly/DPPReportOnline, by email at: contactcentre@dyfed-powys.pnn.police.uk, or by calling 101. If you are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908, quoting reference DP-20190821-347