Police have thanked members of the public for assisting in an appeal to find a missing man.
Shaun Marsden, of Washington, had not been seen since August 8.
Today, at around 3.40pm, Northumbria Police confirmed that Shaun had been found safe and well.
A message on the @northumbriapol Twitter account said: "Thanks to your incredible support, Shaun Marsden has now been found safe. Thank you for being our eyes and ears.