Body confirmed as missing woman

Police searching for missing South Shields woman Pauline Whitfield have found a body on the coast at Marsden in South Shields.

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Full Report: Missing South Shields woman

Police in South Shields are investigating the disappearance of a 63-year-old woman.

Pauline Whitfield was last seen at about 9.30 on Thursday evening.

She was reported missing the next morning when she did not return home from the nearby Mecca Bingo on Dean Road.

Her family say her disappearance is totally out of character.

Watch the full report from Richard Wilson below.

Missing South Shields woman

Missing South Shields woman Pauline Whitfield

Police are appealing for information about a missing woman from South Shields. Pauline Whitfield, 63, was reported missing on 30th August. She had gone to the Mecca Bingo and not returned home. Officers are looking at CCTV and asking anyone with any information to call Northumbria Police on 101.


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