Police are searching for 22-year-old Beth Sharp who was last seen on Sunday
A frantic search is underway to find a 22-year-old woman who vanished five days ago.
Beth Sharp left her home in Hersham, near Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, at around 4.30pm on Sunday after telling her parents she was going out for a walk but never returned.
Surrey Police have been called in to investigate her disappearance, which they say is totally out of character.
They said Beth does not have access to a car and did not have many clothes with her when she disappeared. Concerns grew as the freezing weather set in and family and friends said they had not heard from her – even over New Year.
Beth also left medication behind – although police have not disclosed what condition she suffers from.
A spokesman for Surrey Police said: ‘We are appealing for the public’s help to locate a woman missing from Hersham, near Walton-on-Thames.
‘Beth Sharp, aged 22 years, was last seen at around 4.30pm on Sunday December 27 after she told her family she was going out for a walk. She has not been in contact since.
Beth Sharp, 22, was last seen at around 4.30pm on Sunday after telling her family she was going out for a walk (Picture: Surrey Police)
‘We are growing increasingly concerned as it is out of character for her to be out of contact for this long and she does not have vital medication with her.’
Beth is described as white, around 5ft 6ins tall and of slim to average build.
She has long blonde hair with darker roots and a tattoo behind her left heel of the letter ‘J’.
When she went missing she was wearing a blue Puffa jacket, blue jeans, a grey jumper.
She is believed to have connections to the Croydon, Epsom and Redhill areas.
The police spokesman added: ‘Anyone who has been in contact with Beth, or believes they have seen someone matching her photo and description since last Sunday, is asked to make contact with Surrey Police on 101 or using the “live Chat” function on the Surrey Police website (surrey.police.uk) which will connect you direct to a call handler.
‘Anyone who knows where Beth currently is, should call 999 so that officers can attend and ensure she is safe.’
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