POLICE officers called to reports of a body lying by the side of a motorway have discovered that the man was ‘just doing yoga’.

Numerous police patrols have been ‘searching high and low’ this afternoon, Tuesday, after receiving reports that there was a body at the side of the M56 near to junction 11 for Daresbury.

But following ‘extensive’ searches the man was located safe and well.

He told police that he was a druid and was simply doing yoga in a field.