John Noakes found safe in field near Majorca home

Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes has been reported missing in Majorca. Picture: PA

Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes has been reported missing in Majorca. Picture: PA

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Missing former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes has been found near his home in Majorca after going missing for more than eight hours.

The 81-year-old, who suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease, was found in a storm drain about one kilometre from his home, his wife Vicky said.

From l-r: Peter Purves, Lesley Judd, Valerie Singleton and John Noakes with his dog 'Shep presenting Blue Peter in 1972. Picture: PA

From l-r: Peter Purves, Lesley Judd, Valerie Singleton and John Noakes with his dog 'Shep presenting Blue Peter in 1972. Picture: PA

Mr Noakes, who is Blue Peter’s longest-serving presenter, is being taken to hospital in the city of Palma.

Mrs Noakes said police had told her he did not appear to have any life-threatening injuries.

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