A community pulls together in the search for a missing woman
The children of a missing Northumberland woman have issued a statement in the hope that she will be home for Christmas.
Police searching for missing Chester-le-Street woman Pamela Jackson have admitted there is little realistic chance she is still alive.
Police on Teesside are looking for a missing 12-year-old boy.
Lee Johnson from Grangetown in Redcar was last seen on Friday. Police say it is out-of-character for him to be missing for this length of time.
He was last seen wearing a black football top and a blue jacket with the word WULF on the back.
The family of a man from York who hasn't been seen since Monday have appealed for him to get in contact.
Edward Machin, 39, was reported missing after failing to turn up to work.
Investigations so far lead police to believe that Edward travelled by train to Scarborough on January 23 where he caught a taxi to Bempton in Humberside, having purchased a return ticket to Bempton.
Officers are appealing to anyone who has seen a man matching Edward's description to contact the police or the Missing People charity.
Police are continuing to appeal for help in their search for missing Janis Hall.
Superintendent Mick Paterson, from Northumbria Police, said:
– Superintendent Mick Paterson, Northumbria Police
"I want to thank those who attended the public meeting in Catton this week in relation to the disappearance of Janis Hall.
"The meeting allowed us to gather information and reassure local residents about the heightened police activity in the area.
"The meeting was really well attended and the information we received may just give us the lead we need to help find Janis. I want to assure the local community that we are doing all we can to find her.
"Officers are also continuing to carry out enquiries in the area and wider afield to trying and establish her last known movements."
Police are continuing to appeal for help to trace a missing Northumberland woman a month after her disappearance.
Janis Hall, 65, was reported missing from her home in Catton, near Hexham, on December 19. Her disappearance is out of character and police are increasingly concerned for her welfare.
Extensive searches have been carried out since her disappearance and a public meeting was held in Catton recently to provide updates to local residents about the investigation.
North Yorkshire police have confirmed missing Chaenan Bertinelli from Scarborough has been found safe and well in London.
A man missing from the Easterside area of Middlesbrough has been found safe and well in the Redcar area.
Police put out an appeal for information on 45-year-old Gary Dawson earlier today (13 January).
Police are appealing for the public’s help in finding missing Middlesbrough man Gary Dawson.
46-year-old Gary has been missing from the Easterside area of the town since around 10am today (January 13) and police are concerned for his welfare.
Gary is described as white, 5’11” tall and of medium build. He has dark shoulder-length hair which is brushed back and described as unkempt.
He is unshaven and was last seen wearing a dark coloured jacket and denim jeans.
Gary is known to wear glasses but officers do not know if he has these with him at the moment.
Police searching for a missing woman from Selby have found her safe and well in York.
Denise Preston, 44, was found in the city short after 3pm today.
Police are appealing for information in their search for missing York woman Denise Preston.
The 44-year-old, from Selby, was last seen on Wiggington Road in York on January 7.
Police are concerned for a missing 44-year-old woman from York.
Denise Preston, 44, from Barlby, Selby, was last seen on Wiggington Road, York at around 9.20pm on Tuesday 7 January 2014.
– Inspector Charlotte Bloxham, of York Safer Neighbourhood Team
“Denise, if you see or hear this appeal, please get in touch with your sister. She is very concerned about your welfare and wants to know that you are safe and well.
“If you would prefer to speak to the police, you can contact me and I will reassure your sister that you are okay.”
Inspector Bloxham added: “I am also keen to speak to anyone who has seen Denise since the last sighting of her, and urge them to get in touch straight away.”
Anyone with information is asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101.