Helen Slaughter possibly seen in Warwickshire

Police believe missing Barnham woman Helen Slaughter may have been in Warwickshire recently.

Wednesday, 16th January 2019, 1:19 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 5:19 pm
CCTV showing the last time Helen left her home in Barnham

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Helen was last seen on CCTV leaving her home in Barnham, West Sussex at around 6am on November 1 2017. She was 49 at the time she went missing.

When Helen went missing she was described as 5' 2", of small build, with brown short hair. She would normally wear glasses and was last seen wearing dark jeans, a light coloured fleece and a woolly hat. She also has a bee tattoo on her right arm and a letter H tattoo on her top left arm.

CCTV showing the last time Helen left her home in Barnham

A spokesman for Warwickshire Police said: "Investigating officers would like to speak to anyone who recognises Helen or who may have seen a woman matching her description in the local area."

In an appeal on December 30 to identify the woman, police described the woman as being white, 5' 2" with long black hair and was seen wearing black trousers, a dark hat, a black coat, a red top and black boots.

Speaking at the time, sergeant Victoria Cox said: "We are very concerned for this woman and are keen to hear from anyone who can help us identify and locate her. We need to check on her welfare and if necessary ensure she receives appropriate treatment.

Picture from Warwickshire Police of the woman at the George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton

Warwickshire Police then renewed the appeal on January 3.

DC Kim Stafford from Nuneaton CID said: "I'd like to thank everyone who has shared our appeal and provided information. We've been following several lines of enquiry but unfortunately we have still not identified her.

"We've released these new images in the hope that someone can help us to identify her."

Picture from Warwickshire Police of the woman at the George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton

If you have any information, please call PC Notton from the Missing Persons Team at Sussex Police on 101

Picture from Warwickshire Police of the woman at the George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton
Picture from Warwickshire Police of the woman at the George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton