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Re-appeal to trace missing woman - Oxford

News   •   Mar 13, 2019 18:10 GMT

Thames Valley Police is continuing to appeal for the public’s help in tracing a missing woman from Oxford.

Lorraine Easom, who also uses the first name Claudia, aged 55, was reported missing to police on Monday (11/3).

She was seen in a property in Harpes Road, Summertown, last Wednesday (6/3) by a relative. A further sighting of her has subsequently been reported in Harpes Road, at lunchtime on Friday (8/3).

Her daughter Sophie Haines has today (13/3) made a direct appeal for information in relation to her mother. She said: “Anyone who has seen or spoken to my mum –please please make contact with the police – I just want my mum home.

“To my darling Mummy, if you are reading this please come home. I love you, I miss you, I want to share my life with you and listen to your beautiful poetry. I just want to hug you so we can look at all the bunnies and be there for each other. Always yours, Sophie Rose x.”

Officers working to locate Lorraine have been searching open land and the River Cherwell in Oxford.

Lorraine is white, 5ft 2ins, has brown shoulder length hair, and brown eyes.

When she seen on Wednesday (6/3) she was wearing a white fluffy jumper, with a pale/cream polo neck jumper underneath, black tights, a cream skirt, and ballet pump style shoes. A green and brown bag is also missing so is believed to be with her.

She has links to Oxford and Kidlington.

Detective Sergeant David Whittle, based at St Aldates police station, said: “I would like to speak to anyone who has seen Lorraine, who is also known as Claudia, since Friday.

“We are continuing to conduct extensive enquiries to try to locate her. This includes searches of land near the River Cherwell and the river itself as we are aware she likes spending time in this area. If anyone has seen someone matching her description, please contact officers as soon as possible.”

Anyone with any information about Lorraine’s whereabouts should contact the 24-hour Thames Valley Police non-emergency number 101 quoting the reference 444 11/3.