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Concern for missing South Tyneside man

Craig Francis Potts Credit: Northumbria Police

Police are appealing for the public's help to trace a missing man from South Tyneside.

Craig Francis Potts, 43, was last seen in Armstrong Court in Hebburn on January 15.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 40 160118.


Investigation after suspected bogus caller in South Shields

Police have released this image of two men they'd like to trace to help investigate a bogus caller incident in South Shields Credit: Northumbria Police

Police in South Shields investigating what they are describing as 'a bogus caller incident' have released an image of two men they'd like to trace.

It's after an elderly resident was duped into signing for some roof repairs that were not needed around 11.30am on Thursday October 5 in Tadema Road in the town.

Officers are carrying out enquiries and are keen to speak to the two men pictured.

It's thought they were in the area at the time and might be able to help the police.

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