POLICE in Calderdale are appealing for information to trace missing 53-year-old woman Gillian Sherwood.

She was last seen at her home address on Higgin Lane in Halifax yesterday (December 2) and was later reported missing.

Gillian is believed to have been in the town centre earlier today and may be in possession of a suitcase.

Officers are particularly concerned for her welfare.

She described as white, around 5ft 4” tall with blue eyes and shoulder length blonde hair.

She is also thought to be wearing  a padded grey puffer jacket with fur hood.

Anyone who knows of Gillian’s current location is asked to contact the non-emergency number 101 quoting reference 0751 of 03/12.