Police are appealing for help to trace a 78-year-old woman from Colchester who has gone missing from her home in Little Horkesley.
Doreen Allum was last seen by her husband at 12.30pm on Friday.
Police are growing increasingly concerned for Doreen, who has health problems.
She is described as white, 5ft tall, with short, grey hair.
Doreen, who has links to Suffolk, was last seen wearing a blue jumper with black tracksuit bottoms.
Police are urging anyone who can help to contact Essex Police on 101.