Concern for missing elderly woman with mobility problem

Joyce Kirkland was last seen inside a house in Kirkcudbright at around 10pm on Friday night.

Concern for missing elderly woman with mobility problem STV News

Concern is growing for an elderly woman who has gone missing in Dumfries and Galloway.

Police are appealing for help to find Joyce Kirkland, 72, who was last seen within a house on Buchanan Street in Kirkcudbright at around 10 pm on Friday night.

She was reported missing at 4.50 am on Saturday morning. Joyce is described as around 5ft 6in tall, medium build with grey shoulder-length hair. It is unknown what she is wearing.

Sergeant Frank Parker, based at Castle Douglas, said: “We are concerned for Joyce’s welfare.

“She also has limited mobility issues due to problems with her knees so this may be noticeable as she would have to take regular rests when walking.

“Her family are extremely concerned, she has not been reported missing before and we are appealing for anyone who has seen Joyce to contact us.”

Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident number 0645 of 13 March 2021.

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