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Police in urgent plea over missing woman
AN urgent appeal has been launched to find a woman missing from her home in Worcester.
Police are urgently appealing for the public’s help to trace Helen Fisher who was reported missing at 7.10pm on Tuesday after her husband returned to their home in Bromyard Road, St John’s, to find she was not there. Mrs Fisher, aged 61, who also goes by the name Lanna, is 5ft 3in, has grey collar-length hair and is thought to be wearing a red Berghaus jacket and walking boots.
A spokesman for West Mercia Police said an extensive search had been started by officers including dog handlers and the police helicopter.
The search is focusing on Worcester and the Broadheath areas, where there was a possible sighting of Mrs Fisher late on Tuesday afternoon. Inspector Stuart Murphy, who is co-ordinating the search, said: “We are unaware of any reason why Mrs Fisher would go missing, and due to the length of time she has been gone, we are very concerned about her welfare. “Her behaviour is completely out of character.Mrs Fisher is new to Worcester and has no known friends in the city. But she likes to go for walks and it is thought she went out yesterday wearing her distinctive Berghaus jacket and walking shoes.
“But she has not been seen since, has been missing all night and possibly out in inclement weather. If anyone thinks they have seen Mrs Fisher, I urge them to contact the police straight away.”
West Mercia Police can be contacted via the non-emergency police number 101 or on 0800 555111.