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Police extremely concerned for welfare of missing woman

Shirley Butler Credit: West Mercia Police

West Mercia Police say they are extremely concerned for the welfare of a missing 66-year-old woman from Hereford.

Shirley Butler has not been seen since Sunday evening (30 April). Her car was found in Waterfield Road, Hereford, on Monday morning.

Shirley is white, about 5 foot tall, of slim build, with short blonde hair cut short over her ears. She has been known to wear different coloured wigs. She was last seen wearing white slip-on shoes, black trousers and a multi-coloured cardigan.

Shirley Butler Credit: West Mercia Police

PC Steven Blake said:

We're extremely concerned for Shirley's welfare and are keen to find her as soon as possible. If anyone sees her or knows of her whereabouts I would urge them to contact us as soon as possible.

– PC Steven Blake

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Appeal for sightings of missing 13-year-old girl

Officers are very concerned for her welfare. Credit: West Mercia Police

Police are appealing for help to find a missing 13-year-old girl last seen in Hereford.

Loan Nguyen was last seen leaving her home in the centre of the city at around 8pm on Saturday 22 April.

She is described as South-East Asian, 5ft 3ins tall and of slight build, with very long straight black hair, tied back in a pony tail.

She was wearing blue jeans with rips, a black and white striped top and white trainers.

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