Police issue CCTV image of missing 66-year-old woman as searches continue

Dorset Police issued an appeal for Susan's whereabouts <i>(Image: Newsquest)</i>
Dorset Police issued an appeal for Susan's whereabouts (Image: Newsquest)

POLICE have released CCTV of a woman from around the time she went missing as searches to locate her continue.

Susan Bardsley, aged 66, was last seen in Cavan Crescent, Poole, at around 7.55am on Monday, November 28.

Dorset Police have been searching throughout the day and have located CCTV footage of her walking along Cavan Crescent in the direction of the alleyway that leads to Sopers Lane.

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Officers have asked residents in the Waterloo Estate area to check home CCTV cameras, while they are also keen to hear from motorirsts in the area from around the time Susan went missing.

Susan is described as five feet five inches tall and of average build with long blonde hair. She is wearing a black coat, a grey hooded top, black gym leggings with a white Nike tick and brown shoes and is carrying a large black and white bag.

Inspector Jon Wasey, of Dorset Police, said: “We remain concerned for Susan’s welfare as we understand she has been upset recently.

“As part of our enquiries we have found CCTV footage of Susan taken from the time she went missing and I would urge anyone who has seen her, or a woman matching the description given, to please come forward.

“I would also urge residents to please check their home CCTV cameras for any sightings of Susan in the Waterloo Estate area, including Sopers Lane and French Road.

"I am also keen to hear from any motorists who were travelling in the area from 7.55am onwards on the morning of Monday 28 November and may have captured Susan on their dashcam.

“Finally, I am appealing directly to Susan if you see this appeal to please make contact with us or your family as we all want to make sure you are safe and well.”

Anyone with information or knowledge as to Susan's whereabouts is asked to contact Dorset Police at dorset.police.uk/contact or by calling 101, quoting incident number 28:120.