An elderly woman has gone missing from Sidcup and police are appealing for her safe return.

Ruby Young, 81, was last seen in the afternoon of Wednesday (June 25) although officers believe she may have briefly returned to her home on Woodside Road at approximately 6pm on Thursday.

She is white with a slim build and grey hair.

It is not known what she might be wearing.

Anyone who has seen Ruby is asked to contact Bexleyheath police via 101.