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Ice warning issued for north east

A dusting of snow in Fenham, West Newcastle this morning Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The Met Office have issued a yellow weather warning for ice in the north east. There will be icy stretches this morning as showers continue to push in from the North Sea.

Some difficult driving conditions are possible as well as 1-2cm of snow in some areas.

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Appeal to find missing woman with dementia

Have you seen Anne? Credit: Family photo

Anne Chaplain, 73, from Kingston Park, was last seen leaving Marks and Spencers in Northumberland Street, Newcastle city centre, at 12:20pm on Thursday.

She became seperated from her husband and he has not been able to contact her.

Anne has advanced dementia and is easily confused and vulnerable.

She is described as:

  • 5 ft tall
  • of Slight build
  • has grey/blonde hair in a bob
  • wearing a green short quilted jacket
  • wearing navy trousers and black boots
  • carrying a blue bag

Officers are searching the area for her and anyone who has seen her is asked to contact police.

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