UPDATE: Missing Northumberland man found

Phillip Stearman
Phillip Stearman

A Northumberland man has been found safe and well, after being reported missing earlier today.

Phillip Stearman, 33, was reported missing after his family became concerned for his welfare. He is from the Seaton Delaval area but also has links to North Shields.

Northumbria Police launched an appeal for the public's help in finding Mr Stearman and have now said he has been found safe and well

Police thanked members of the public for their help.

Mr Stearman, described as approximately 6ft 2in, of muscular build with a shaved head and believed to be wearing a blue jacket, was reported missing earlier today.

Officers appealed to him, or anyone who knew where he was, to get in contact, so his family could be reassured he was safe and well.