Police are appealing for information about a missing woman from South Shields. Pauline Whitfield, 63, was reported missing on 30th August. She had gone to the Mecca Bingo and not returned home. Officers are looking at CCTV and asking anyone with any information to call Northumbria Police on 101.
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