Body in the Tyne: Police continue search after reports

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Police searches have continued following reports of a what may be a body in the River Tyne .

Officers have continued to search the areas around Newcastle Quayside this afternoon after receiving a report of a potential body in the river Tyne on Monday, August 31.

Specialist police divers have carried out extensive underwater and water based open area searches.

No one has been found and police are continuing to appeal for information from the public.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed anything in the area on Monday or have a description of anyone who they believe could have gone into the water.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference 895 310815.