DETECTIVES are trying to identify the body of a man found in the River Wear.
The body was dragged out of the river after it was spotted at about 2.30pm yesterday, in the Galleys Gill area.
It is believed that the man had been in the water for some time.
He was wearing a dark sweatshirt, Matinee jeans, a brown belt, a dark Sila T-Shirt with a logo in the middle and white Nike trainers.
An investigation has been launched to identify the man.