Police are appealing for the public’s help to locate a woman who is missing from Scarborough Hospital.
Emma Louise Stewart, aged 41, from Egton near Whitby, was last seen leaving the hospital at around 2.10am on Saturday 17 August.
Officers are concerned for Emma’s welfare as she still requires medical treatment.
Extensive searches are underway in the area around the hospital and officers are urging members of the public to keep an eye out for Emma and get in touch if they see anyone matching her description.
Emma is white, around 5ft 4in tall, with a medium build and blonde shoulder-length hair.
When she was last seen she was wearing a hospital gown, with a brown sleeveless coat and slippers.
Anyone who can help officers to locate Emma Stewart is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 1 – and pass information to the Force Control Room.
Please quote reference number 12130140943 when contacting the police about Emma’s whereabouts.