Police are appealing for help to find a missing 96-year-old.

Joan Doye, who has links to Laindon and Southend has been missing from her home 9.15am this morning, Friday November 10.

Police and her family are concerned for her welfare.

She is described as white, 4ft 10in tall, of small build with white neck length hair.

Joan was last seen near her home in Witham, wearing a white two piece twin set with a pink roses pattern and a skirt and was pushing a burgundy three wheeled trolley.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Braintree police station on 101.