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 in York are appealing for information after a woman went missing from the city.
Denise Preston, 44, from Barlby, Selby, was last seen on Wiggington Road, York on the evening of January 7. Police believe she is still in York.
Police looking for a missing woman from Northumberland are widening their search.
Janis Hall was last seen at her home in Catton near Allendale more than two weeks ago.
Officers say a member of the public picked up a woman in their car near Simonburn.
They took her to Hexham Railway Station.
Police in Darlington say they're concerned for the welfare of a mental health patient who has not been seen for several days.
Robert Brown was reported missing from the Priory Hospital in Middleton-St-George last Thursday, 2nd January.
Staff have told police that without his medication Robert’s behaviour may become erratic.
The 29-year old is originally from Newcastle and is of slim build with short, light brown hair. He is usually clean-shaven and when last seen was wearing a hooded top with grey and white horizontal stripes, light blue jeans and brown shoes.
Police would like to hear from anyone who may have seen him.
Police searching for missing Northumberland woman Janis Hall are issuing leaflets in a bid to trace her. Officers will hand them out to residents in the Simonburn area in an attempt to locate the 65-year-old, who has been missing from her home in Catton since Thursday, December 19.
This follows a report to police from a member of the public that they picked up a woman in their car near Simonburn, at around 5.15pm, on Saturday, December 21, and dropped her off at Hexham railway station. Police have carried out subsequent checks of CCTV at the station.
Mrs Hall is described as being 5ft 4ins tall of medium build, with grey short hair, and wearing glasses. She was also possibly wearing a green fleece coat, black trousers and a black fur Russian-style hat.
Now police are hoping the leaflets may trigger someone's memory. Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, quoting the reference 1124 19/12/13.
Detectives looking for a missing grandmother are beginning to search a stretch of river near her home in Northumberland.
Janis Hall, 65, has not been seen since she disappeared from her home in the Hexham area more than two weeks ago.
Northumbria Police officers have conducted extensive searches for Mrs Hall but no trace of her has been found.
Officers, including some from the force's Marine Unit, have joined staff from the Environment Agency to examine a stretch of River East Allen, close to Catton, the village where she lived.
Mrs Hall is described as 5ft 4ins tall ,of medium build, with short grey hair, and wearing glasses. She was also possibly wearing a green fleece coat, black trousers and a black fur Russian-style hat, police said
The search is continuing today for a woman from Northumberland who's been missing for more than two weeks.
Janis Hall, 65, last spoke to a relative on December 19.
Northumbria Police's Marine Unit are resuming their search of the river East Allen, near Catton for any clues about her disappearance.
Police searching for missing Northumberland woman Janis Hall have begun searching a river close to where she lived.
The 65 year old grandmother is known to have regularly walked along the banks of the River East Allen and police say they can't rule out the possibility she may have fallen into it.
Police are preparing to search the river near Catton for a missing woman from Northumberland.
Janis Hall, 65, disappeared more than two weeks ago after going out for a walk.
Northumbria Police's marine unit will begin scouring the River East Allen later.