Missing woman, 78, who was last seen getting on a bus in Peterlee has been found

A missing pensioner who last last seen getting onto a bus has been found, Durham Constabulary have confirmed.

Monday, 3rd February 2020, 9:22 am
Sylvia Ferris-Brown has been found.
Sylvia Ferris-Brown has been found.

Police officers issued an appeal in the early hours of Sunday, February 2, asking for the public’s help to find Sylvia Ferris-Brown, of Peterlee, after she was last seen getting onto a bus in Peterlee Bus Station which was heading towards Durham on Saturday afternoon.

Officers said they were growing ‘increasingly concerned’ for the 78-year-old’s welfare.

A CCTV image of Sylvia was also released in the social media post which was shared hundreds of times on Facebook.

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Durham Constabulary has now confirmed that Sylvia has been located.

Issuing an update on the original post, a spokesman for the police force said: “Sylvia has now been located. Thanks for sharing.”

The post was shared more than 1,600 times by concerned members of the public in a bid to locate Sylvia.