A manhunt launched by detectives investigating an attempted murder near York has been called off after the man they were looking for was found.

Police revealed today that the 19-year-old wanted in connection with an incident in Acaster Malbis on January 5 had been located.

A police spokesperson said: “We are cancelling our appeal for a 19-year-old man we asked for help locating.

"The appeal followed the launch of an attempted murder investigation following an incident in Acaster Malbis, York on Friday, 5 January.

“Thank you to everyone who helped with our appeal.”