Police appeal for help finding missing elderly woman

Police appeal for help finding missing elderly woman

Police are appealing for help to trace an elderly woman who has been reported missing from the Edinburgh area.

Caroline Dickson (83) has dementia and was last seen around 6.45pm on Thursday, 29 July, in Claremont Park. 

She is described as white, of slim build, 5ft5, with white short hair and small stud earrings.

Caroline Dickson

She was last seen wearing a green hip length silvery jacket, black trousers with a black and white horizontal top, white socks, clack shoes and was carrying a black handbag.  

Inspector William Falconer said: “Caroline presents as fit and well, but suffers from dementia, and her family are extremely worried about her. 

“She is new to the area, and does not know it well, and it is vital we trace her as soon as possible. “I am appealing for members of the public to keep a look out for Caroline, and if you think you may have seen her, please report any sightings to the police. 

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 2939 of Thursday, 29 July, 2021.”

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