Missing South Shields man found safe and well

Robert Hood is now safe and well.
Robert Hood is now safe and well.

A South Shields man who was reported missing from his home has been found safe and well, police have confirmed.

Robert Hood, from Mortimer Road in South Shields, was last seen at 8.20am on Monday by his partner at their home address.

Police carried out inquiries into the 35-year-old's whereabouts, but have now confirmed he is safe and well.