A canoe has been found in Corbridge.

Concerned residents noticed a canoe floating in the middle of the river in Corbridge without an owner.

Police have been notified and looked into the incident.

Thankfully the owner of the canoe had notified the police and it is believed that he had let go of it before getting in.

A spokesperson for the force said: "There was a lost canoe from an earlier report in Corbridge and there are no concerns for any persons."