RESIDENTS in Stapenhill were woken to the sound of spinning rotors in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Just after midnight a Staffordshire Police helicopter was spotted by locals flying low around the area.
Staffordshire police said: "We can confirm that a helicopter was in the Stapenhill area assisting ground officers as they tried to find a missing person.
"Fortunately the person was found relatively quickly and was safe and well."
Police were unable to release the name or any other details of the person they were searching for.