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Northumbria Police have sadly confirmed they have found a body in the search for a missing man from North Tyneside.

Police confirmed the news that  a body has been found in the search for missing 91-year-old Robert Dodd. 

The Coastguard had informed police abody has been found near Spanish Battery. 

The body has yet to be formally identified however the family of Robert Dodd have been informed.

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