Appeal for Burscough woman missing from home

Karen Simpson Credit: Lancashire Police

A search operation is underway for a mum of three from Burscough who went missing after a trip to the supermarket.

31 year old Karen Simpson hasn't been seen since leaving a Tesco store in Burscough on Sunday.

She was expected back at home but never returned.

Police are concerned for her welfare and are appealing for her or for anyone that knows of her whereabouts to contact them.

Police and mountain rescue teams are searching for her , along with friends and family and other volunteers.

A Facebook campaign to find her has attracted nearly 4,000 users. To see the page click here

Karen is described as being around 5’6” tall, slim build. She was wearing a dark green jacket, blue jeans, maroon grey scarf and black boots.

If anyone thinks they have seen Karen, please contact police by calling 101.