Fears grow for missing woman

A new appeal for sightings of a woman, who has been missing from a mental health hospital for nearly a month, has been launched as concerns grow for her welfare.

A new appeal for sightings of a woman, who has been missing from a mental health hospital for nearly a month, has been launched as concerns grow for her welfare. Helen Marie-Smith went missing from the Lodge intensive care unit at the Cawston Park psychiatric unit near Aylsham on Friday September 15.

There are serious concerns for her welfare as she is on medication that she has not taken with her.

The 55-year-old was last seen at Aylsham Market Place on September 15, and is known to have visited Lloyds Bank on Gentleman's Walk, Norwich later that day and on September 18. She is 5ft 4in tall, of thin build, with shoulder-length dark brown hair, green eyes, pale complexion and was last seen wearing black trousers, a black T-shirt and brown sandals. She regularly wears dark glasses.

Anyone who knows where she is should contact Norfolk police on 0845 456 4567.