Police call off search for woman seen in distress

If you have seen her, call North Yorkshire Police
7 May 2017 @ 3.52 pm
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The woman was not found during the police search

Police have ended their search for a woman seen in distress on Hob Moor in York.

Around 20 officers were involved in the search after reports of the distressed woman walking towards Windsor Garth at lunchtime on Sunday (May 7).

A spokeswoman for North Yorkshire Police said: “The woman has not been found and we have not had any further reports of a woman in distress.

“Twenty officers searched the area of Hob Moor between Thanet Road, Orchard Way and Kingsway West, however the woman was not found.

“The search is no longer active.”


From May 7, 2017 3.52 pm

Urgent appeal to find woman seen in distress in York

Police are appealing for information to the whereabouts of a young woman seen in distress at around 1pm on Hob Moor, York.

The woman was last seen walking in the direction of Windsor Garth, towards some new build houses.

Have you seen her?

The woman is…

around 20-years-old
5ft 6in tall
of medium build
with blonde hair tied back into a pony tail

She was wearing

a black coat with a fur-trimmed hood
black trousers
and carrying a black handbag over her shoulder

Police are concerned for her safety and are requesting anyone who has seen a woman matching this description, who is seen to be unsteady on her feet or in distress to contact them.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101
Quote reference number NYP-07052017-0231