Appeal to trace missing woman after new information comes to light

Police have revealed CCTV footage showing Laura Wilkie's last known location.

Police Scotland appeal to trace Ayr missing woman after new information comes to light Police Scotland

Police Scotland has issued another appeal to help trace a woman missing since Monday after new information about her disappearance has come to light.

Officers previously said Laura Wilkie was last been seen by people in the Alloway area of Ayr at around 3pm.

Newly released CCTV footage shows her last known location was near the Millennium Bridge where she was sitting on a bench at around 8.30pn on the same day.

Police said she uses a blue cane and at the time of her disappearance she was distinctively dressed, wearing a dark padded coat with a beige fur-trimmed hood and a dark waterproof coat over the top.

Police have released CCTV footage of Laura Wilkie on the day she went missing showing her with a blue cane.Police Scotland

The 43-year-old was also wearing black leggings, black footwear and carrying a black rucksack.

She is described as 5ft 4 and of very slim build. Her hair is greying and closely cropped.

Chief inspector Kevin Lammie, Local Area Commander, said: “Concerns for Laura’s welfare are growing, and we are appealing for people to think back. Have you seen her in the Ayr and, in particular, Ayr beach and the Doonfoot area of Ayr since Monday?

“She uses a distinctive blue cane, and it is believed she had it with her when she was last seen

“Our extensive enquiries remain ongoing, but she remains missing. Her family are extremely worried.

“I would appeal to anyone with any information or dashcam footage to contact us on 101, quoting incident number 1370 of December 19.”

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