Anthony Justice has since been found.
Police are appealing for help to trace a missing man from Consett.
Anthony Justice, 45, was last seen at 3.30pm on Friday, July 8 at his County Durham home.
It is believed he is driving a 60 plate blue Honda Accord car and he may have travelled to the Cumbria area.
Mr Justice is white, with short dark hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a dark t-shirt, dark work trousers and work boots.
Anyone with information should contact 101 quoting reference 133 of July 9.
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Lee Goldsworth, 32, from Kendal, in Cumbria, was last seen at midday on Wednesday October 21, at his home address at Beacon Buildings, on Stramongate.
He is described as being approximately 5ft 6 inches tall with short brown hair and of medium build. He was last seen wearing dark blue jeans, a white jumper, a black jacket and black shoes.
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Police are appealing for the public's help to trace a missing man from a Northumberland hotel.
David Bibby, who is believed to be in his 40s, and possibly from the Penrith area of Cumbria, was reported missing from the Black Bull hotel in Wooler.
My Bibby told staff he was going cycling on the Cheviots.
Mr Bibby is described as being 5ft 10ins, slim build and wearing cycling clothing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101. There is no picture available.
The A66, the main road connecting the North West with the North East, has re-opened.
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Police have charged a County Durham man in connection with a series of robberies across the north of England and Scotland.
Brian Thexton, 37, from Bishop Auckland, has been charged with two offences of conspiracy to commit robbery, conspiracy to commit burglary, conspiracy to conceal criminal property, aggravated vehicle taking, driving without insurance and driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence.
He is due to appear at Gateshead Magistrates' Court at 10am.