Katie Smith missing: What happened to the Gateshead teenager? Know more about the 16 year-old

To find missing Gateshead teen Katie Smith, Northumbria Police have made a public appeal.

(Source : Northumbria Police )

Katie Smith, 16, of Deckham, Gateshead, was reported missing shortly before 10.30 p.m. yesterday (May 26), and Northumbria Police are asking for more information to locate her. Keep reading to know more about what happened to the missing 16-year-old Katie Smith in detail.


Katie Smith missing:

Police have asked the public for assistance in finding a missing teenager from Gateshead.

The 16-year-old Katie Smith is still being sought after; she was reported missing on Friday, May 26, just before 10:30 p.m.

According to authorities, the teenager from the Deckham neighborhood is reportedly with a man she knows.

The two are thought to have been seen together at around 7:35 this morning (Saturday, May 27) in Newcastle’s Silver Lonnen neighborhood, but they have already departed the area.

Anyone who has seen Katie is now encouraged to call Northumbria Police right away.

Katie Smith’s Description:

Katie is characterized as,

  • a Caucasian woman with long brown hair,
  • a slender frame, and
  • a height of 5’3″.

She has been reported to be wearing,

  • a black T-shirt,
  • black athletic shorts, and
  • black shoes.

She is also wearing purple-tinged spectacles with a clear frame.


Officers have pleaded with Katie or anyone who knows the teen’s location to get in touch because they want to make sure she is safe and well.

Call the police at 999 or 101 right away and reference log NP-20230526-1504 if you know anything or think you have seen Katie.

Missing Persons- Northumbria Helpline :

Any person whose whereabouts are unknown will be deemed missing until their whereabouts are discovered and their safety or other details are confirmed.

Every complaint of a missing individual is taken seriously by Northumbria Police. Most missing persons come back within 48 hours. Before reporting someone missing, you do not need to wait 24 hours.

Report the individual missing right once if there have been recent changes in their mood or behavior or if something has happened that suggests they may be really in danger.

Call 101 or go to your neighborhood police station to report it online using report an incident form. Even if the person resides outside of the UK or in another country, you can still report it to them. To report an emergency, dial 999.


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