Halifax man arrested in search for missing grandmother

Missing Pamela Jackson

Police searching for a missing grandmother have arrested a man from Halifax over her disappearance.

Pamela Jackson, 55 was reported missing on Thursday from her home in Chester-le-Street in County Durham.

There has been no definite sighting of Pamela, who is also known as 'Cris' or 'Crissie', since last weekend when she was seen at her home.

She is not currently employed due to health issues.

More than 40 officers and specialist staff are now working in a special incident room while inquiries continue.

The 50-year-old man who has has been arrested by police in Chester-le-Street is currently in custody at Durham police office.