Police have launched an urgent appeal to help trace a 15-year-old girl who vanished from her home five days ago.
Chloe Kidd, of Norfolk Gardens in Wallsend, was reported missing from home on Sunday, July 31, with concerns growing for her safety.
Chloe, who is 5ft 5 inches tall, of thin build and has red hair, was wearing black leggings, grey trainers and a jacket with a purple hood and a black and white bags when she was last seen.
Police are carrying out in inquiries in a bid to trace her.
Officers are appealing for Chloe to make contact with them, or anyone who recognises her to call police straightaway.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101, quoting reference number 1300 31/07/16.