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Police and emergency services who have been searching for hours for two missing teenagers after they were reporting missing after it is believed they fell in to the river wear.

Police have confirmed one body has been found and recovered from the water.

Northumbria Police have confirmed the sad news that a female body had been found by dive teams searching near Fatfield Bridge on the river.

An off-duty policeman and a member of the public had earlier tried to save the two girls after they had jumped in.

Our thoughts are sent to the family and friends at this difficult time.

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