Concern for missing Hove woman

Police are very concerned for the welfare and safety of Sheila Major who is 68 and from Hove. She was reported missing yesterday.

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Missing 68-year-old found

Sussex Police would like to thank the media and public for their help in finding missing 68-year-old Hove woman, Sheila Major. Sheila was spotted by a concerned member of the public walking along Holmes Avenue, Hove in a confused state late last night. She had been missing since Sunday.

Officers picked her up at 11.40pm and she will be returned to her carer later today (3 July).

Picture of missing Hove woman

Sheila Major was last seen on Saturday Credit: Sussex Police

Sheila was last seen by her carer on Saturday 30 July at around 10pm. She suffers from dementia and is therefore very vulnerable. Although she has been known to leave her home before it has only ever been for a few hours at a time. Police say Sheila uses local buses to travel around.

Sheila is described as white, 5 5", of slim build with short grey hair. She may be wearing a light blue fleece or light weight anorak, trousers or black jeans and white trainers.

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