Police have located a body in the search for a missing Bideford woman.

Officers attended an address on the Strand in Bude at around 6.15pm last night (Thursday) and located the body of a woman who was declared dead at the scene.

The family of Tracey Hancocks, the 51-year-old woman who was reported missing from Bideford on Thursday morning, have been made aware of this development.

Formal identification has yet to have taken place and police are not currently treating this death as suspicious.