Jordan Jacobs: British man missing in Thailand phones parents to say he is 'safe and well'

Emma Henderson
Thursday 17 December 2015 12:13
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Jordan was last seen in Thailand on Saturday
Jordan was last seen in Thailand on Saturday

The missing British traveller who phoned his parents and told them a man would not let him leave an island, has reportedly been found strolling on a beach “safe and well".

Jordan Jacobs, 21 from Lyneham, was last seen in a restaurant on the island of Koh Phi Phi Don in Thailand.

He went to the island with a local Thai man who he met at a laundrette near a hostel he was staying at on the mainland in the resort town of Krabi.

Mr Jacobs, who was due to fly home for Christmas on Wednesday, had sent a Facebook message to his mother on Saturday saying he would not be able to see them again.

But Thai police told the BBC had been found on the beach back in Krabi.

Wiltshire Police also said he had been in touch his family again.

A spokesperson for the force said: “Jordan has been in touch with family saying he is safe and well.”

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The police are not sure when Jordan rang, but they believe it is within the last day.

It is unclear whether Mr Jacobs is able to leave the island yet.

He have previously used another traveller's phone to speak to his parents and told them the Thai man would not let him leave.

Emily Jacobs, his sister, said he was upset and said he was scared of the Thai man.

His sister had appealed for help for any information on her younger brother on her Facebook page.

He had been travelling in South East Asia since November 2014.

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