Gardai say they are liasing with a family in Portlaoise after ending a missing person search.
Laois Offaly Gardai thanked the public and the Civil Defence for their help in following an appeal in Portlaoise earlier on Wednesday.
"We thank you for your assistance. Gardaí are now liasing with the family who wish for privacy at this time.
"We thank Laois Civil-Defence for all their efforts," said a statement.