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Police appeal for missing woman

Police in York are appealing for help to find a missing woman. Sheila Sykes, who is 73, has not been seen since leaving her home in Dunnington on March 1st. She is 5ft 3in tall, medium build with short dyed blonde hair.

Sheila Sykes Credit: North Yorkshire Police

She was last seen wearing a white and black checked hooded coat, black trousers and black patents leather shoes. It is believed she may have links in the Humberside area. Police say has access to a bus pass and it is possible she may be using public transport.

Officers are growing increasingly concerned for Sheila's welfare as her disappearance is out of character. They are asking her to get in touch with her family or the police to confirm she is safe and well. And anyone who sees Sheila is asked to contact police.