Missing South Tyneside pensioner found safe and well

Missing Norma Abed.
Missing Norma Abed.

Police have thanked the public for its help in locating a 91-year-old pensioner who went missing in South Tyneside.

Officers made an appeal to help find South Shields woman, Norma Abed, 91, who has last been seen at around 1.25pm today (Thursday, July 19) at her home address on South Eldon Street.

Thankfully the pensioner has now been found safe and well.

Officer said they wanted to thank everyone who had shared the appeal.