A BODY has been found in the search for a man missing from Middlesbrough.

Emergency services have been looking for Neville Hancock, who was reported as missing from Middlesbrough.

Officers searching for the 40-year-old, who went missing on Thursday, say they have found the body of a man in the Newport area.

Formal identification has not yet taken place but officers are in contact with Mr Hancock's family and have informed them that a body has been located.