Missing Cramlington woman found

Missing Cramlington woman Joan Head has been found and taken to hospital.

Police have this afternoon, Sunday, February 16, located after a member of the public spotted her vehicle parked off road next to a wooded area near Stannington.

Officers attended the scene where the vehicle was located. During a subsequent search of the woods, 62-year-old Mrs Head was found conscious.

She has been taken to Wansbeck District General Hospital by ambulance where her condition will be assessed.

Police have thanked the public for their help during the search for Mrs Head.