Appeal to Locate 91-year-old Missing Woman

Anna Skelton Misper

This is an appeal released on behalf of Humberside Police to locate a missing woman with links to Skelton in Cleveland.


Police are appealing for assistance in locating a woman who has been reported missing from Seaton Ross, near York.

Mrs Anna Stewart (91), was reported missing from her address on Mill Lane, Seaton Ross at 0745hrs today (Tuesday 12 February 2013). She was last seen walking to get a bus, in the direction of Bielby earlier this morning (approx 0630hrs).

Mrs Stewart is described as a white woman, around 5ft 3 ins tall and of a slim build. She has grey short curly hair, and was last seen wearing a purple waterproof jacket, a royal blue jumper, a red and blue waistcoat, blue trousers and black ankle boots with Velcro fastening, carrying a brown shopping bag.

Police are concerned for the welfare of Mrs Stewart due to her health, age and vulnerability. A number of enquiries are currently being carried out across the East Riding, North Yorkshire and Cleveland in an attempt to locate Mrs Stewart.

Police believe that Mrs Stewart may have taken some form of public transport in an attempt to get to Skelton in Teesside.

 Inspector David Braysmith, overseeing the search for Mrs Stewart is urging anyone who may have seen her to call police.

Insp David Braysmith, from Humberside Police said: “Mrs Stewart has only been a resident in the area since December 2012, previously living in Skelton, Teeside for over 60-years. I would like anyone working on the transport network, buses, trains or taxi firms who think they may have seen her to ring the police.

“Even though Mrs Stewart is in relatively good health, she has been diagnosed with the early stages of dementia and her family are anxious to know her whereabouts and know she is safe and well."   

Mrs Stewart or anyone who may know of her whereabouts is asked to call Humberside Police tel 101 quoting log 68 of 12 February 2013.




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