Search is launched for missing Aberlour pensioner

Kathleen was reported missing earlier today

POLICE IN MORAY have launched an appeal for information on the whereabouts of 85-year-old Kathleen Edward, who has been reported as missing from Broomfield Square in Aberlour.

Kathleen was reported missing at 2.30pm today (Tuesday) and was last spoken to on Monday.

She is described as being five feet three inches tall and of slim build with light grey short hair. She walks with a slight stoop and uses two walking canes but is believed to have only one with her.

It is not known what she was wearing at the time of her disappearance but is possibly wearing red shoes.

Searches are ongoing in the area in a bid to trace Kathleen and local officers are being assisted by police dogs and the Coastguard.

Anyone who has information that could assist with tracing Kathleen Edward is urged to contact Police Scotland on 101 or 999 in an emergency.