Police confirm missing woman, Gemma Hampton, has been found

Northumbria Police have confirmed that a woman who was missing from Houghton has been found.

Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 9:34 am
Missing Gemma Hampton has been found.

On Monday, January 13, Northumbria Police officers launched an appeal to the public for help to establish the whereabouts of a woman they were searching for.

Gemma Hampton, 34, was last seen during the afternoon at around 2pm leaving the Cathedral View area of Newbottle with a small cream Chihuahua dog.

Her family and friends had not heard from her since and officers were urging her to get in touch.

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Following the public appeal, thankfully, she has been found.

Officers have now thanked those who helped locate Gemma.

At around 10.20pm, a Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “We issued an appeal earlier today to trace Houghton woman Gemma Hampton who had been reported missing.

“After a public appeal, she has since been located and we wanted to thank everyone for sharing the appeal.”