Lowestoft/Gorleston: Appeal to trace missing 74-year-old woman

A woman, 74, who had gone missing, has been found "safe and well" following a police appeal.

A woman, 74, who had gone missing, has been found "safe and well" following a police appeal. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

POLICE are appealing for help to trace a 74-year-old woman from Lowestoft who has gone missing in Gorleston.

Helen Carver was last seen at the James Paget Hospital at 9.30am yesterday, where she was accompanying her husband to an appointment.

When he returned to the reception area after the appointment 90 minutes later she was not there.

She has not returned to her home in Pleasurewood Avenue in Lowestoft, and has not been seen or heard from since.

Helen is described as white, 5ft 4ins, of slim build with white shoulder-length hair and green eyes.

She is wearing a short red jacket, black cord trousers and black ankle boots and carries a black handbag.

Helen’s disappearance is completely out of character and police are concerned for her welfare.

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Anyone who may have seen Helen or has information on her whereabouts should contact Lowestoft Police on 101.