Concern is growing for a teenager who has been missing from her home since last weekend.
Chloe Kidd, 15, of Norfolk Gardens, in Wallsend, was reported missing on Sunday, July 31, after she left home and failed to return.
She is described as 5ft 5ins tall, thin build with long red hair. She was last seen wearing black leggings, grey trainers and a jacket with a purple hood and black and white bag.
Police are concerned for her welfare and are carrying out enquiries to locate Chloe.
Officers are appealing for Chloe to make contact with them, or anyone who recognises her to call police straightaway.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101, quoting reference number 1300 31/07/16.