Missing Briton rescued
An elderly British man has been found alive but with symptoms of hypothermia in La Romana after going missing at around midday on Friday. The 80-year-old expat suffers from senile dementia and a search operation was launched involving the fire brigade and Guardia Civil. The provincial fire brigade reported that the man was discovered by the crew of the Alfa 1 helicopter at about 08.30 on Saturday. He was given treatment at the scene and then evacuated.