POLICE are appealing for help to find a missing woman from Widnes..

Lynda Crosby was last seen near Hough Green railway station on Liverpool Road at around 12.15pm on Wednesday, August 8.

The 54-year-old is described as white, approximately 5ft 6ins tall, of slim build with chestnut brown shoulder length straight hair.

She was last seen wearing a blue blouse with a white floral print, blue jeans and blue navy coloured sketcher trainers with white soles.

Inspector Bill Brickhill from Cheshire Police said: “This is completely out of character for Lynda and currently carrying out a number of searches in the local area in a bid to trace her.

“I would ask anyone who may have seen someone fitting her description or who knows where Lynda is to contact police as we are concerned for her welfare and need to locate her.

“We would also appeal directly to Lynda that she makes contact with us as your family are concerned about you.”

Anyone with any information should call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number IML 148439 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.