A video has captured Father Christmas stuck in a Christmas tree.

A man wearing a Santa Claus suit was filmed climbing a large Christmas tree in the market place in Haltwhistle.

In the video, the man was seen climbing halfway up the tree, to which he then falls and almost pulls the tree over when he gets tangled in the Christmas tree lights.

Anyone who has seen the incident is to report to the police by calling 101 or by clicking the link https://beta.northumbria.police.uk/our-services/report-it/report-an-incident/