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Missing North Tyneside man

Missing Steven Patterson. Credit: ITV New Tyne Tees
Missing Steven Patterson. Credit: Northumbria Police

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 50-year-old North Tyneside man.

Steven Patterson from Waterville Road in North Shields was last seen on Wednesday, July 19, at his home address.

He is described as white, 5 feet 8" tall, slim build, with receding grey/ black hair. He was last seen wearing a blue or black tracksuit top, black Adidas tracksuits bottoms and blue and white trainers.

Police and his family are concerned for his welfare and officers are carrying out enquiries to locate Mr Patterson.

Officers are appealing for Steven to make contact with them, or anyone who recognises him to call police straightaway.

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