Police appeal to find missing mobility scooter woman (68)

POLICE are trying to trace a 68-year-old woman who has gone missing in Burnley.

Wednesday, 24th December 2014, 9:16 am
CCTV footage of Carole Harris in Burnley town centre on the afternoon she went missing (s)

Carole Harris was last seen yesterday (Tuesday) around 3.10pm in Burnley town centre after her partner dropped her off. This was in St James’s Street, between Centenary Walk and Hammerton Street.

She was due to be picked up at 5-30pm, but did not turn up.

Carole is described as white, around 5ft. 3in. tall, of a large build with shoulder-length grey hair and glasses. She was last seen wearing a pink jacket with purple arms, a red skirt, red woollen hat and dark open toe sandals.

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Carole Harris who went missing on December 23rd in Burnley town centre (s)

She has mobility issues and uses a blue mobility scooter with black handle bars, a black basket on the front and the words ‘Little Gem’ on the back.

It is thought Carole could still be in the East Lancashire area.

Sgt Andy Horne, of Burnley Police, said: “It is very out of character for Carole to go missing and we are becoming increasingly concerned about her whereabouts.

“If anyone has seen her or knows where she may be please contact police as soon as possible. Similarly, Carole if you see this appeal please let us know that you are safe.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 1077 of December 23rd.

Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.