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Fears grow for missing dementia-hit pensioner, 72

  • Officers are concerned for the wellbeing of 72-year-old Joan Doherty after she went missing from her home address in the Allt-Yr-Yn area of Newport
  • She was last seen at 7pm on Saturday, as temperatures plummeted to -1C 
  • Ms Doherty is described as 5ft 5ins tall, of a slim build and has grey hair 

Police are urgently looking for a missing pensioner with dementia, who has not been seen since Saturday night.

Officers are concerned for the wellbeing of 72-year-old Joan Doherty after she went missing from her home address in the Allt-Yr-Yn area of Newport.

She was last seen at 7pm on Saturday, December 9. 

Officers are concerned for the wellbeing of 72-year-old Joan Doherty after she went missing from her home address in the Allt-Yr-Yn area of Newport

Overnight temperatures plummeted to -1C in the area over the weekend and there are serious concerns for her safety and wellbeing.

She is described as 5ft 5ins tall, of a slim build and has grey hair.

It is not known what clothing she was wearing at the time.

A statement from Gwent Police said: ‘Joan’s whereabouts are now unknown and police are concerned for her wellbeing.’

 



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