Police along with members of the Sussex Search and Rescue (SusSAR) team have been out in force searching for a ‘high risk’ missing woman.
Fatima Mohamed-Ali went missing from her home in Park Drive Close, Newhaven, sometime between 7.30am and 3.15pm yesterday (Friday February 12).
A spokesman for Sussex Police said the 52-year-old had been deemed a ‘high risk’ missing person and a full search of the Newhaven area begun last night.
Officers and the SusSAR team continued their search today (Saturday February 13).
The police helicopter was called to help but has since been stood down. Mrs Mohamed-Ali has not been found.
She is believed to have left her house on foot, leaving her handbag and other personal items behind.
Police said she is described as Indian, 5’ 2”, of slim build with shoulder-length black hair worn in a ponytail. She is likely to be wearing traditional Indian dress.
Anyone with any information is asked to call 101 quoting serial 946 of 12/02. If you see her call 999 immediately.
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