Missing 13-year-old found safe and well

A missing boy from Wearside has been found safe and well.

Sunday, 5th March 2017, 3:30 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:11 am
Jack Kearns, who was reported missing last night.

Police launched an appeal last night after 13-year-old Jack Kearns, from Hetton, was reported missing.

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Officers believed he may be in the Hartlepool area.

Northumbria Police have now confirmed Jack is safe.

A spokesman said: "Thanks for helping - missing 13-year-old boy Jack Kearns, from Hetton-le-Hole, has been found safe and well."