Missing South Ribble woman found "safe and well"

A 62-year-old woman has been found "safe and well" after she was reported missing yesterday (Tuesday, August 3).

By Matthew Calderbank
Wednesday, 4th August 2021, 7:55 am
Updated Wednesday, 4th August 2021, 11:14 am

Karen Foster, 62, was located yesterday evening after police issued a public appeal to help find her.

She had last been seen at around 7.45am in the Much Hoole area before her car was spotted at around 8am travelling along Liverpool Road.

Her family told police they were concerned for her welfare because her sudden disappearance was "out of character".

Karen Foster, 62, was last seen around 7.45am yesterday (Tuesday, August 3) in the Much Hoole area. Her car, a blue Peugeot - licence plate M31 FOS - was spotted at around 8am travelling along Liverpool Road. Pic: Lancashire Police

But this morning (Wednesday, August 4), Lancashire Police has confirmed that Karen is safe and well.

A police spokesman said: "Good news - further to our earlier appeals, Karen, missing from Much Hoole, was found safe and well yesterday evening (Tuesday, August 3).

"Thanks to everyone who shared our appeals to help find her."

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