Missing person found by emergency services after getting lost in Kielder

One person was rescued by emergency services after getting lost in Northumberland.

Monday, 3rd May 2021, 7:51 pm

Volunteers from the North of Tyne and Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Teams were alerted by Northumbria Police at 3.15am today, Monday, May 3, to help locate a missing person in the Kielder area.

With their phone about to lose battery power, the victim called for help and provided information which allowed police to pin point a search by helicopter.

The person was located relatively quickly, and picked up by a Mountain Rescue vehicle.

Emergency services were called in the early hours of the morning

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