POLICE are appealing to find a woman who has been missing since yesterday afternoon.

A woman, who goes by the name of Jade, was last seen at Tesco in Pinchington Lane in Thatcham on Friday.

Police received a call at around 4.30pm on March 15 from a woman in distress.

The woman said her name was Jade and did not give further details.

She then ended the call and did not answer her phone again.

Thames Valley Police officers believe the woman may have made her way towards the Cold Ash area of Thatcham, or could be in and around Thatcham.

CCTV images from the Tesco store have emerged, who police officer believe to be the woman who made the call.

Thames Valley Police are releasing the images of a woman they wish to identify and trace as they are concerned for her welfare.

Investigating officer, Inspector John Yallop, based at Newbury police station, said: “We are releasing an image of a woman as we are very concerned for her welfare but have no other means of identifying or tracing her.

“We only have very minimal details and think she could be called Jade.

“We would ask anyone who knows who this woman is to please come forward.

“Additionally we would ask anyone in the Thatcham and Cold Ash areas who may have seen the woman in the CCTV today to please also call us immediately.”

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting reference 1045 15/3/19