'Significant concerns' over missing woman thought to be in Highlands

Bilin Chen was reported missing in Bath, England, last week but is understood to have travelled to the Highlands since.

‘Significant concerns’ over welfare of missing Chinese woman Bilin Chen thought to be in Scottish Highlands Police Scotland

Police search for a woman missing from England believe she may have travelled to the Highlands.

Officers say “significant concerns” have been raised over the welfare of Bilin Chen since she was last spotted on the Great Glen Way between Drumnadrochit and Urquhart Castle at around 8pm on Friday.

The 26-year-old, a Chinese national, was reported missing from Bath, Somerset, on Thursday, May 26 and is understood to have travelled to Scotland on the same day.

Police Scotland officers in Inverness say they are working with colleagues in Avon and Somerset to help trace her.

She is described as having dark and hair and glasses and was wearing a white top with a light-coloured hooded jacket and checked skirt at the time of her disappearance.

Sergeant Tony Anderson, from Inverness Police Station, said: “We have been working closely with our colleagues from Avon and Somerset Police following Bilin’s sighting in our area and have significant concerns for her welfare.”

He added: “We are appealing for anyone with any information or possible sightings to please come forward as soon as possible. You can call police on 101, quoting incident 1137 of May 28.”

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