A Kalgoorlie prospector who went missing yesterday has been safe and well.
Peter O’Shaughnessy disappeared yesterday afternoon while prospecting with a friend about 45km north east of Kalgoorlie.
His friend reported the 76-year-old missing to police at about 6pm.
Police vehicles and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority search and rescue aircraft scoured the area last night.
Mr O’Shaughnessy was found safe and well this afternoon, police said.