Police carry out searches in area of Sunderland lakes

The area around the lakes in Silksworth have been the centre of searches today.
The area around the lakes in Silksworth have been the centre of searches today.

Police have been carrying out searches around Silksworth Lakes today.

Activity was seen around the area earlier following reports made to Northumbria Police.

Reports were made to the police sparking searches near to the water in Silksworth.

Reports were made to the police sparking searches near to the water in Silksworth.

The Echo has contacted the force, with details yet to be issued about the nature of the investigations, which have been carried out close to Silksworth Sports Complex.

One of the two stretches of water in Silksworth.

One of the two stretches of water in Silksworth.