Police helicopter deployed to help find vulnerable pensioner

She is known to have links to the Medway towns, Margate and Sittingbourne.

Kent Police has renewed its appeal for the public’s help in locating a vulnerable elderly woman who's missing from Canterbury.

Paulina Manfredini, 73, was reported missing from her home in the Downs Road area of the city at 8.13pm on Saturday.

The last confirmed sighting of her was at a café at the Gate Services on the London-bound A2at Dunkirk at around 2.45pm on Saturday.

The police helicopter has been involved in trying to locate Mrs Manfredini and volunteers from Kent Search and Rescue are joining officers.