CONCERN is growing for a woman who is missing from Nelson.

Margaret Walsh disappeared from Oxford Road on Thursday.

The 49-year-old is described as being white, with medium-length dark hair.

She has links to Nelson and Burnley.

Police are concerned for her welfare and are urging anyone with information to come forward.

PC Jessica Spence said: "We are appealing to anyone who has seen Margaret, or knows where she is, to contact us.

“We have serious concerns about her disappearance and would ask anyone who knows her whereabouts to call.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 1045 of May 16.