Police find body in search for missing teacher Mark Bushnell

Police searching for missing Durham teacher Mark Bushnell have been alerted by a to a report of a body on the beach close to where Mr Bushnell was last seen.

The report came from a member of the public and police are currently at the scene close to Blackhall Rocks in Peterlee.

A formal identification has yet to be carried out and Mr Bushnell’s family have been informed.