Police 'increasingly concerned' for welfare of missing woman

Karen Stevenson, 42, left her home in the Cumbernauld area between midnight and 8.30am on Saturday.

Police ‘increasingly concerned’ for welfare of missing Cumbernauld woman Police Scotland

A search has been launched to track down a missing woman in North Lanarkshire.

Karen Stevenson, 42, left her home address in the Seafar area of Cumbernauld sometime between midnight and 8.30am on Saturday and has not been seen since.

Ms Stevenson, who is around 5ft 1in, of slim build with long brown hair, is believed to be wearing a purple parker-style jacket with a black fur-lined hood, a cream long sleeve t-shirt, black leggings, and black ankle boots.

She also may be carrying a small pink handbag decorated with metal studs and with a chain strap.

Sergeant Greig McKail said: “We are becoming increasingly concerned for Karen’s welfare as this is completely out of character. If anyone has seen her or knows where she might be, please call us.

“Likewise, if Karen sees or hears about this appeal I would ask her to get in touch so we know she is safe and well.”

Anyone who can help is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 3369 of Saturday, 19 February.