POLICE have appealed for help after a Ramsbottom pensioner was reported missing.

Sandrea Pilkington, 70, was last seen at home at around 11.45pm on Sunday.

She is described as being around 5ft 2in tall, of slim build, with short, curly, white hair and blue eyes.

Sergeant Mark Wakelam from Bury police, said: “It is totally out of character for Sandrea to go missing and her family are deeply concerned about her disappearance.

“We would ask that anyone who knows of her whereabouts, or, has any information that would could help us find Sandrea to contact Greater Manchester Police on 101 or independent charity Crimestoppers 0800 555 111”

She is thought to have been wearing a cream waterproof anorak and carrying a large cream handbag.