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Police are growing increasingly concerned about a woman who has not been seen since Wednesday.
Linda Keating, 65, was last seen at her home in the Lorimers Close area of Peterlee on Wednesday, July 19, at about 8am.
She was wearing a three quarter length white coat, carrying a shoulder bag and a white plastic bag.
She is of slim build, wears glasses and has short wavy hair.
Sergeant Mike Todd said:
We are becoming increasingly concerned about the whereabouts of Linda. I would urge anyone who has seen her to get in touch.”
Please call Durham Police on 101 with any information, quoting incident number 229 of July 19.
Police say there is concern for a missing woman from Peterlee.
Linda Keating, 65, went missing from the Lorimer’s Close area at 8am on 19 July.
She was last seen wearing a three quarter length white coat, carrying a shoulder bag and a white plastic bag.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.
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