Page last updated at 17:34 GMT, Tuesday, 11 May 2010 18:34 UK

Missing woman Suzanne Pilley CCTV footage broadcast

Suzanne Pilley getting off the bus
Suzanne Pilley was last seen getting off the no 4 bus outside Jenner's

CCTV footage of the last-known movements of a missing woman is being broadcast in Edinburgh city centre.

Police said they were "gravely" concerned about the safety of 38-year-old office worker Suzanne Pilley, who failed to turn up for work a week ago.

The huge screen has been positioned in St Andrew Square to catch people who might have walked the same route as Ms Pilley the week before.

Her parents issued a plea for anyone with information to contact police.

In a statement, Robert and Sylvia Pilley described their daughter as a "very proud Scot", who loves the outdoors and enjoys cycling, walking and keep fit.

Ms Pilley is a "great fundraiser" who recently abseiled off the Forth Road Bridge for charity, her parents said.

The statement added: "We miss her terribly as we were always in touch with her daily.

"The past week has just been like our worst nightmare - we almost cannot believe it is actually happening."

Ms Pilley boarded the no 2 bus at Stevenson Drive at 0820 BST, getting off at 0832 BST and changing to the no 4 bus at Dalry Road, opposite Caledonian Terrace.

Extensive inquiries

She got off the bus at Jenners department store in Princes Street at 0848 BST then went into the Sainsbury's supermarket near St Andrew Square, but failed to report to her work in Thistle Street.

Det Ch Insp Gary Flannigan, of Lothian and Borders Police, who is leading the inquiry into her disappearance, said: "We are now gravely concerned for the safety of Suzanne.

"A large team has carried out extensive inquiries in the last week, and I have to say there are strong indications that a criminal act could account for Suzanne's disappearance.

"She was within minutes and 100m of her office but never reported for work."

An advert trailer with a missing person poster is also in the city's George Street.



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