POLICE have confirmed that a missing 45-year-old woman has been found. 

Earlier today Cleveland Police launched an appeal to find missing Angela Simpson.

Police said she was last seen at around 2am on Monday, June 24, leaving Flares on Albert Road, Middlesbrough.

The woman, described as 'vulnerable' and having short brown hair, was last seen wearing an orange vest job and black and white trouser bottoms.

She was also seen leaving Flares with two men, although police said there was no evidence to suggest they had committed any offences.

After hours of searching the woman has been located.

This evening, a Cleveland Police spokesperson said: "45-year-old Angela Simpson has been located. Thank you to everyone who shared the appeal."