71-year-old Joan has gone missing she is suffering dementia as temperature drops

Police have issued an urgent appeal for your help to find Joan Doherty aged 72 as temperatures across the UK drop.

Police are seriously concerned her welfare due to the recent heavy snowfall, increasing poor weather conditions and the sudden drop in temperature.

Joan suffers from dementia could be in a confused state she is described as 5ft 5 inches tall of slim build with grey hair.

Joan is from the the Newport area and Gwent Police have released a statement “Joan suffers with dementia and is described as 5ft 5inches tall, of slim build with grey hair, here clothing is unknown at this time.

“She was last seen at her home address in the Allt-Yr-Yn area of Newport at 7pm on Saturday, December 9.

Police are using a helicopter and specialist search teams in their efforts to locate Joan.

“Specialist officers are searching for Joan but we ask anyone with any information to please call us on 101 quoting log number 433 of 10/12/2017.”

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