OFFICERS are appealing for help from the public to trace a missing Gateshead woman.

Sorrelle Bamford, 38, was reported missing at 9.55am this morning after last being seen at an address on Chesters Gardens in Crawcrook.

Enquiries to trace her are ongoing but both police and her family are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare.

She is described as white, of medium build, about 5ft6in tall and with shoulder length, blonde hair.

She is believed to be wearing black jeans, a peach vest and a thin black jacket. She may also be carrying a black Michael Kors handbag.

Call 101 quoting log 264 23/04/19.