Car found in river in Northumberland

11 Mar 2018 16:00 PM

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Emergency services are carrying out a search for a Northumberland man after a vehicle has been found in a river in Northumberland.

At around 12.20pm today (11 March) police received a report that a car had been found by a member of the public in a river near Shillmoor, Alwinton.

Emergency and specialist teams are now conducting an extensive search of the river and the surrounding areas to locate the driver of the vehicle.

Anyone with information that may help the search should contact 101 quoting reference 457 110318.