Appeal to trace missing Austrian tourist who became separated from family

Police in Croydon Borough are appealing for help to trace a missing Austrian tourist who has not been seen since the early hours of this morning, Saturday 13 December.

Elfriedge Hackl, 62, was last seen entering Chalk Farm tube station shortly after midnight. She made her way to the platform but became separated from relatives.

Elfriedge was seen boarding a southbound train towards Morden via Bank.

Officers are growing increasingly concerned about Elfriedge as she can not speak English.

Elfriedge is described as white, around 5ft 3ins to 5ft 5ins tall. She was last seen wearing a black coat, green and red coloured scarf and black shoes. She was wearing black glasses and was carrying a brown coloured bag.

Elfriedge is staying in a hotel in the Croydon area.

Anyone who has seen Elfriedge should contact Croydon Missing Persons Unit via 101 quoting ref 14MIS044830.