Police search for missing Torquay woman

r
(Last Updated On: July 5, 2017)

Update: Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team (Ashburton) have confirmed they have been stood down as the lady has been found.

Police in Torquay are concerned for the welfare of a 79-year-old woman called Phyllis Jenkins who answers to the name of Pat.  It is understood Phyllis suffers from dementia. 

Phyllis is described as white, around 5ft 7ins tall and was wearing a white floppy hat, a pink flowery top and bright pink trousers.

Phyllis was last seen around 10.30am on Wednesday 5 July and given today is a particularly warm day, police are keen to locate her as quickly as possible. Police have been told Phyllis is able to walk quite far.

A number of police units are actively out searching the Torquay area, particularly in the Babbacombe area and further afield, including coast paths and green areas.

Police in Babbacombe today

If anyone sees this lady please call 999 immediately and quote log 330 of 5 July 2017.

Return to our home page for more local news here.

You can join us on our social media pages, follow us on Facebook or Twitter and keep up to date with whats going on in South Devon. Got a news story, blog or press release that you’d like to share? Contact us

(Author)

Team account for We Are South Devon.