A family friend of the woman missing after a house partially collapsed in Looe has told ITV News West Country that she was 68 years old.
Dave Holford says that Susan Norman had three children - a son and two daughters. He said they last heard from her at 6.50 pm last night when she texted to say she was tired after a long journey and was going to bed.
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The son and daughter of the missing woman, Mrs Susan Norman, say she rang them last night around 8 o clock to say she was going to bed.
Residents were evacuated from their homes in Sandplace Road in Looe following the landslip but Mrs Norman could not be traced.
Specialist teams and a sniffer dog have been sent in to the house but have so far found no sign of her.
Residents living nearby say they've been campaigning for years for safety measures. They say there've been several landslips in the area but Cornwall Council has ignored their pleas.
The council has so far been unavailable for comment.
Police have named a woman who's unaccounted for after a house partially collapsed in a landslip in Looe. She is Susan Norman who is in her 60s.
The emergency services are now concentrating all their efforts to see if she's still inside the property. Their inquiries indicate that this is the case.
Police at the scene of a landslp in Looe, where a house has partially collapsed, say one of the occupants is unaccounted for
A sniffer dog has been sent into the property and has found no trace of anyone so far. The search is still going on to see if the occupant, a woman, is there.
It may be that she has moved to friends and not told the authorities.
Other occupants have been evacuated from the house and are now safe.
Police have sealed off the area around the landslip in Sandplace Road in Looe. They are warning that one of the houses could collapse at any moment.
Replacement buses are running on First Great Western services between Liskeard and Looe due to flooding.A house has become unstable on the line near Looe, making it unsafe for trains to run through the area. Journey times are extended by up to 30 minutes.
Emergency services were called to Sandplace Road in Looe at 5.45 am following a report of a house collapse. A building comprising of flats has partially collapsed following a landslide at the rear of the property.
Police say that approximately six other properties in the street have been evacuated as a precaution and the Guildhall is being used as a temporary shelter.
Replacement bus service running on First Great Western between Liskeard and Looe due to flooding. Following heavy rain, a house has become unstable on the line near Looe, meaning it is unsafe for trains to run through the area.
Journey times are extended by up to 30 minutes and there is no current estimate for when a normal service will resume.