Helicopter joins search for missing woman

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The police helicopter was called in to help search for a woman who went missing from a wedding in north Northumberland.

The woman was reported missing from Doxford Barns, a wedding venue eight miles north of Alnwick, last night.

Police received a call shortly after 11.30pm and officers searched the area. The force helicopter was also involved and had its spotlights trained on the surroundings into the early hours.

The woman was found after about four hours.

A police spokeswoman said: “We received a report of a missing female at 2339 from Doxford Barns. The helicopter was asked to help and was searching the area. She was located close by the premises by police.”