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Last Updated: Sunday, 22 January 2006, 15:01 GMT
Rescuers hunt for elderly woman
Police and rescue teams are searching for an elderly woman who has gone missing in Lancashire.

Barbara Hunt, 72, who has Alzheimer's, was last seen on Saturday afternoon making her way from St Gregory's Place, Chorley, to her home in Yeadon Grove.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said officers were becoming increasingly concerned for her safety.

Mrs Hunt is described as slim, 5ft 4in tall, and was last seen wearing a green duffel coat, black trousers and shoes.

Police are asking people in the area to check outbuildings or farmland.


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