Urgent appeal issued to find missing Greater Manchester woman, 79

Wendy is missing from home
Wendy is missing from home -Credit:GMP

Police are urging people to look out for a missing pensioner who was last seen in Salford. Greater Manchester Police says Wendy was last seen at 3.35pm today (April 26).

The 79-year-old was seen on Stott Lane, near to Salford Royal Hospital. Her surname has not been given by GMP. Wendy is described as white, around 5ft 5ins tall and of slim build.

She has short, blonde hair. Wendy was last seen wearing a brown jacket, and she could be wearing light blue jeans, GMP says. She might also be carrying a black handbag.

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A photo of Wendy has been published on social media tonight (Friday) alongside an urgent appeal to find her. Anyone who sees Wendy or has information on her whereabouts is urged to come forward as soon as possible.

A GMP spokesperson wrote on Facebook: "Can you help us find Wendy who was last seen in Salford this afternoon? Anyone with information or sightings, please call direct on 0161 856 7619 as we want to make sure she is safe and well."

Information can also be passed onto police by calling 101. In an emergency situation, dial 999.