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Have you seen Anthony Knox?

Police are appealing for help in locating a missing Newcastle man.

77-year-old Anthony Knox was last seen at an address in Woodburn Avenue, Newcastle, at around 8am today (May 6).

He is described as 5ft 10in tall, of medium build and he walks with a limp. He was last seen wearing a brown fleece jacket, brown cords and glasses.

Mr Knox suffers from dementia and has not taken his daily dose of medication.

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Police: help find missing Newcastle woman

Joyce Ndora

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 20-year-old Newcastle woman.

Joyce Ndora, from Deepdale Crescent, Kenton has not been seen since Thursday, April 30.

Police are concerned for her welfare and are carrying out enquiries to locate Joyce.

She is described as black, average build with long black hair. She was last seen wearing a blue jacket, jeans and carrying a black handbag.

Officers are appealing for Joyce to make contact with them, or anyone who knows where she is or has seen her to call police.

Postal voting on the rise in Newcastle

Postal votes being opened in Newcastle. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Election staff have begun opening tens of thousands of postal votes already cast in Thursday's General Election (May 7).

In Newcastle alone, 65,000 people have registered to vote by post. The number is higher than ever before and represents roughly 30% of the electorate.

The votes are already being opened and checked but will not be counted until all votes have been cast tomorrow.

Those who registered but have not yet sent their postal vote can hand it in at a polling station on the day of the election.

Postal votes being checked in Newcastle. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
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