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Update: Celebrities appeal to Twitter followers to help find missing 70-year-old Norwich woman

11:18 26 February 2014

Margaret Read, who has been missing since February 21 from her home in Norwich.

Margaret Read, who has been missing since February 21 from her home in Norwich.

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Police are today continuing the search for a 70-year-old woman who has been missing since last Friday.

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Police have appealed for help in finding Margaret Read, 70, who has gone missing.Police have appealed for help in finding Margaret Read, 70, who has gone missing.

Margaret Read, of Pottergate, was last seen on Friday visiting a bank in Unthank Road, where she withdrew cash.

She has not been seen or heard from since. Police said her disappearance is out of character and her relatives reported her missing last night.

She is described as white, 5ft 4ins and slim, with short blonde hair. She wears glasses, tends to dress casually and enjoys walking.

Celebrities have been showing their support on Twitter including Stephen Fry, comedian Dara O’Briain and one half of the comedy duo Adam and Joe, Adam Buxton.

Mr Fry tweeted: “Missing: Margaret Read (70yrs old). Last seen Norwich city centre Sat. 22nd Feb. Contact Bethel St. Police Stn. Norwich.”

While Mr O’Briain and Mr Buxton tweeted a photo of missing Margaret with a plea to their followers to help find her.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen Margaret or has information concerning her whereabouts.

Anyone with information should contact Norfolk Police on 101.

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