Search for woman missing from home

Doreen Smithson
Doreen Smithson
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Police are appealing for help to find a woman missing from her home in Preston.

Doreen Smithson, 64, was last seen at her home on Ratten Lane in Hutton this morning.

Lancashire Constabulary say they, as well as her family, are “very concerned for her welfare”.

Doreen could be anywhere in the country and is thought to be travelling in a blue Saab convertible car with the registration MX12 OYU.

She is described as white, around 5ft 5ins tall, with dark, curly, bobbed hair.

She could be wearing a black top, a dark quilted jacket and striped pants.

Insp Wendy Fitzgerald, from Preston police, said: “If you have seen Mrs Smithson or know of her whereabouts please get in touch with us at your earliest opportunity.”

Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting incident reference 462 of January 10.