James Malone Missing, 4-year-old boy missing from Rowlands Gill area.
The Police Department have announced the public search for a missing toddler.
owever, the boy, who was reported to have been last seen in the Rowlands Gill area, is thought to be with his father, who has been urged to contact police.
A spokesperson for Northumbria Police said: “We are aware of reports circulating on social media about a four-year-old boy who was reported missing in Gateshead.
“We can confirm we are searching for a missing child but believe he is in the company of his father who is also missing, we urge the father to contact police.
“It is not believed that the child or his father are in any immediate danger but we do need to speak to them both to ensure they are safe and well. Officers are supporting the wider family.