A SEARCH is underway for a missing 33-year-old woman.

Cleveland Police are looking for Vikki Gibson, who they believe could be in the Hardwick area of Stockton.

On Wednesday, April 17 police said the missing woman was last seen in the area near the University Hospital of North Tees on Hardwick Road.

She is described as white, around 5ft 4inches, with brown shoulder-length hair and of a large build.

A police spokeswoman said: "She was wearing black trousers, black boots, a burgundy coat, a multi-coloured scarf and was carrying a bag.

"Anyone with information regarding Vikki’s whereabouts is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101."