Police found a missing primary school teacher at a petrol station on the N1 highway outside Cape Town on Tuesday.
Werner Stander did not arrive for work at Goodwood Park Primary School on Monday morning. His girlfriend reported him missing on Tuesday.
The 47-year-old Brackenfell man was last seen by his girlfriend at 6.40am, when he left home for work in Eden Park.
Police say they found Stander on Tuesday, unharmed in his vehicle at a petrol station near Paarl and then took him to a medical facility.