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Appeal to find missing Gemma

Gemma Bates is from Deal but also has links to Sussex Credit: family photo

Kent Police is appealing for the public's help to trace a woman from Deal who was reported missing four days ago.

Gemma Louise Bates, 31 from Cottington Lakes, Sholden in Deal has been missing since 16th January 2013. Police are concerned for her welfare.

She also has links to the Sussex area and a car registered to her has been spotted in Brighton. She is described as white, 5ft 11ins tall, with shoulder length straight brown hair, and was wearing dark blue jeans, black fingerless gloves with a skull and cross bone pattern and a black weather coat.

She also has several visible tattoos including stars on her right wrist and a ring on her middle, left finger. Her car is a dark blue Ford KA, registration number GJ04 UFC.