Police are hoping the public can help them find a woman suffering from a brain injury who disappeared from Jesmond today.
38-year-old Sandie Stapleton was last seem heading into bushland at Jesmond Park on Robinson Avenue at 11am on Thursday.
Ms. Stapleton is a 170cm tall Caucasian woman with a medium build, brown hair and eyes and a tattoo on her lower back.
She was last seen wearing black pants and a green t-shirt with a grey, long sleeve crop top.
Both PolAir and officers on trail bikes are assisting police in their search.
Detectives are asking anyone with information that could lead to her whereabouts to call Newcastle police.