Young boy found safe and well after going missing in Washington
A young autistic boy has been found safe and well after going missing in Washington.
Joseph Hardy, 12, had been last seen heading towards the Galleries area at 11.23am. He was at Lambton Park.
However, shortly before 1pm, a Northumbria Police spokesman said: "Twelve-year-old Joseph Hardy has just been found safe and well.
"Thank you so much for sharing our appeal and helping us."