Friends of missing Hertfordshire author take part in emotional dog walk

Friends of Helen Bailey (left) took part in the dog walk in Royston today. Credit: Hertfordshire Police /ITV News Anglia

Friends of missing Hertfordshire author Helen Bailey have spent the day taking part in an organised dog walk - in the hope that it will keep the search for her fresh in people's minds.

The 51-year-old was last seen walking her Miniature Dachshund Boris in Royston six weeks ago.

Helen and Boris went missing six weeks ago. Credit: Hertfordshire Police

Neither she or the dog have been seen since.

Today's event in Royston was organised by local dog owners - including the breeder Helen got Boris from.

Helen's friends are desperate for her safe return. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Helen, who has had seven-year-old Boris since he was a puppy, is a member of the Royston Dog Walkers group on Facebook.