09:46PM, Saturday 26 November 2016
Police have appealed for people in and near the Larchfield area of Maidenhead to ‘be vigilant’ as they seek the public’s help tracing the missing 83-year-old Beatrice Stafford in Maidenhead.
Beatrice, who is also known as Mary, was reported missing on Wednesday, November 9.
She was last seen on Sunday, November 6 walking to Queen Street from King Street and boarding a red 5a Courtney Buses single decker at 3.50pm near the Boots shop at the High Street and Market Place junction.
At about 4.30pm she got off at the Altwood Road and Barnard Road Junction, and was seen at about 4.40pm near Foundation Park in Cannon Lane.
Thames Valley Police said new information showed she had been seen in the Larchfield area that same day.
It again encouraged residents to check their gardens and outhouses.
She is white, 5ft to 5ft 1in, and slim with short grey wavy hair.
Beatrice was wearing a royal blue fleece with black trousers and black trainers with white soles, and carrying a purple, mauve, white and cream patterned shoulder bag.
which had white soles and was carrying a patterned purple, mauve, white and cream shoulder bag.
Investigating officer Det Con Nikki Pierce, at Slough police station, said: “The new information which we have received shows that Beatrice was in the Larchfield area of Maidenhead on the 6 November.
“I’d therefore like to appeal to anyone who has any information about her to come forward and contact the police.
“I would also like to ask people who live in Larchfield to be extra vigilant, and to check the areas around their homes for any signs of Beatrice.”
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