Police have put out an appeal to help find a woman missing from Lynton.

Officers say they are concerned for the welfare of Maria Assumpta Nampijja, 26, who was last seem in the town in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Maria is from Uganda and is described as black, five feet one to two inches tall, of very slim build with very short, close-cropped hair.

She speaks good English and is probably casually dressed in jeans.

Unfortunately no picture of her is available at this time.

If you have seen her, please call 101 immediately, quoting log 0210 of 19/10/2018.