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Police search for missing dog walker

Brian Dodds. Credit: Northumbria Police

Police are searching for a missing man from Newcastle.

Brian Dodds, 30, was last seen at 7am on Thursday, October 29.

He left an address in Eastgarth in Newbiggin Hall to collect his dog - a black lurcher - from an address in Stamfordham Road in Westerhope.

He is described as 6ft, of skinny build with a goatee beard and light brown hair. He was wearing a green coat, blue jeans and a hat.

He is known to walk his dog in fields in Northumberland and around Newcastle airport and North Newcastle.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191.


Police appeal to find missing 16-year-old

Darryl Sutton Credit: Northumbria Police

Police are appealing for help finding a 16-year-old boy who is missing from his home in Sunderland.

Darryl Sutton was reported missing on Wednesday, October 28 after he failed to return to his address in Mowbray Road in the city centre.

He is described as white, 5'7", of slim build and fair complexion, with blue eyes and short blonde hair.

He was last seen wearing grey skinny jeans, a black and red Nike waterproof jacket, red and grey nike trainers and a baseball cap.

'Vulnerable' teenager missing in Newcastle

Shanice Romanienko Credit: Northumbria Police

Police are searching for a vulnerable teenage girl who is missing in Newcastle.

Shanice Romanienko, 17, from Lancashire, is described as vulnerable.

She was on holiday in Edinburgh when she got on a train alone and got off in Newcastle Central Station on Monday, 28 September, at 11:24am and walked into the city centre.

It is believed she may be sleeping rough in the city, and police are increasingly concerned for her welfare.

She is described as 5'2" tall, of slim build, with long curly red hair which is shaved on the right side, and has blue eyes and a Manchester accent.

She was last seen wearing a black furry bodywarmer, black top, white leggings and black knee length boots, and she also has a grey sequined beanie hat and stripy grey and black long sleeved top.

We're asking the public to help us locate Shanice, she has a distinctive appearance and we know there will be a lot of people in the city centre today with the rugby match and we're asking for people to contact us if they know where she is.

We're asking the public to be extra eyes for us and to help us to find Shanice."

– Superintendent Mick Paterson


Cleveland Police searching for vulnerable 37-year-old

Missing: Fiona Thompson Credit: Cleveland Police

Police are urgently appealing to trace a vulnerable missing 37-year-old woman who was last seen on the evening of September 15th.

Fiona Thompson was last seen on Mandale Road in Acklam at around 6.20pm.

She requires medication which she does not have with her.

Fiona is described as white, around 5ft 7” tall, of large build with brown or red shoulder-length hair. She was last seen wearing a lilac checked blouse, a black skirt with grey squares and possibly slip-on shoes.

She was carrying two carrier bags.

Anyone who might know where she is is being asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101.

Police search for missing Gateshead woman

Emma Louise Dixon

Northumbria Police have issued an appeal in the search for a missing woman from Gateshead.

Emma Louise Dixon, 32, from Milway, was last seen leaving her home on Monday August 31.

She is described as white, around 4ft11in tall, of slim build, with distinctive red hair. She was last seen wearing a cream coloured jumper and light denim jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police in Gateshead on 101 ext 69191 as soon as possible.

'Extensive searches' for missing man driving an Audi

Police say they are very concerned for the welfare of a man who has been reported missing from home in Scarborough.

Officers are urging the public to look out for Gary Sheffield, aged 51, who was last seen at 8.30am today, August 8th, at his home in Chatsworth Gardens, Scarborough.

  • Gary is described as 6ft tall, bald, clean shaven, of slim build, and with blue eyes.

He is reportedly driving a black Audi A3, and may visit the Cleveland area.

Officers are conducting extensive searches to locate Gary, and are appealing to anyone who sees someone matching his description to get in touch by calling 101.

16-year-old girl missing from Newcastle

Police are searching for a 16-year-old girl who has been missing from her home in Newcastle for almost a week.

Alison Cowie has not been seen since 10am Tuesday July 7 after she failed to return home after going to the Canning Street shops.

  • The teenager is described as having a slim build, with long brown hair that she wears tied up.
  • She was last seen wearing a burgundy jacket, blue jeans and blue/grey trainers.
  • Alison is believed to frequent Newcastle city centre.

Police are keen for Alison, or anyone who knows where she is, to get in contact by calling 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 1400 07/07/15.

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