A WOMAN missing from home could be in Rivington, police said.

Joanne Owen, formerly known as Rachel Owen, 43, was last seen at her home in Bolton Wednesday morning.

Joanne is white, 5ft 4ins tall with a medium build and long black hair.

Det Insp Gary Smith of Bolton CID said: “We are concerned about Joanne’s whereabouts and I would urge her to get in contact with a friend or a member of her family to let them know she is safe.

"If anyone thinks they may have seen Joanne, please contact us as soon as possible."

Anyone with any information on her whereabouts is asked to call Bolton Police on 0161 872 5050.