POLICE are urgently appealing to trace 44-year-old Elizabeth Foster who was last seen in the Winterbottom Avenue area of Hartlepool today at 12.30pm.

Elizabeth is described as being of slim build, around 5 ft 3in tall with mousey coloured hair and she was last seen wearing a black coat, black leggings and rose gold glittery sandals.

Anyone who may have seen Elizabeth or may know of her whereabouts is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101.