POLICE officers in Cheshire have moved to reassure residents after numerous calls regarding a Facebook post.

A large number of people had seen the post in a Runcorn Facebook group from a man who said he has 'had enough' and was going to end his life. 

A spokesman added: "We would like to reassure users that Greater Manchester Police have now located the male safe and well."

Many Facebook users praised officers for their quick actions and said they were relieved to hear the man was okay.

One user commented: "Don’t know the young lad but couldn’t stop thinking about him last night.

"Hopefully he can get the support he needs."

While another added: "His story was heartbreaking. 

"I hope he gets the help he needs."