Concern for missing South Molton woman

Joseph Bulmer

Police urge public to help locate Muriel Barrow, 82

POLICE in South Molton are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of an 82-year-old woman who has not been seen since 5pm on Saturday.

Muriel Barrow was reported missing from her home in the Little Hele area of the town yesterday evening (Tuesday).

Police and members of the Exmoor Rescue Group searched the area, including woodland, until late last night. A further search will get underway this morning.

Muriel is described as white, approximately 5’ 2” in height with short grey hair. She is possibly wearing a red anorak.

Police would urgently like to hear from anyone who sees Muriel or anyone matching her description and ask that they contact them on 999 or 08452 777444 quoting police reference 872 250111.