New pictures of woman missing 'for 24 days' released as police's concerns grow

New photographs of a missing woman who vanished 24 days ago have been released by police.

South Yorkshire Police say they are becoming "increasingly concerned" for Claire, 44, who is missing from Barnsley. The last confirmed sighting of her was on June 11 at 1pm in Barnsley, although it is thought she may have been seen on June 22 in Silkstone.

Now, the force have released new images of a woman who they believe is Claire as the search for her enters its 24th day. No details as to where the photographs were taken have been released, but they show a woman walking along the roadside with her hood up.

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In a statement, a spokesperson for the force said: "We have released new images as part of our search for missing Barnsley woman Claire. The images show clothing that we believe Claire is wearing. These include grey trousers, a grey or mint green jumper and a long black gilet style jacket. We believe Claire may be walking around with her hood up.

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"Officers are becoming increasingly concerned about Claire’s welfare and are asking for anyone who may know where she is or might be staying to get in touch."

Claire, age 44, is described as a white woman, 5ft 4ins tall, with long dark brown hair which is shaved at the sides.

Call 101, quoting incident number 440 of June 24, 2024. Alternatively, use the police website's live chat here.