Clarence Town woman Leanne Whitby found after being reported missing

Missing: Leanne Whitby from Clarence Town has been reported missing.

Missing: Leanne Whitby from Clarence Town has been reported missing.

UPDATE

A woman reported missing from Clarence Town has been found safe and well.

Leanne Whitby, 31, went missing from Clarence Town on Thursday February 8.

Police would like to thank the community for their assistance.

INITIAL REPORT

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a woman missing from Clarence Town since last week.

About 3.30pm on Wednesday, February 7, Leanne Whitby, 31, was last seen by relatives at a home in Clarence Town. She left the home travelling in a silver Mazda NSW registration number CI97WF to a medical appointment in Clarence Town.

Shortly after 4pm, Thursday, February 8, Ms Whitby sent a text message to a relative saying she was trying to sell her car.

Police and family have serious concerns for her welfare, as they have not seen or heard from her since.

Ms Whitby is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 165cm tall, of solid build, with brown eyes and blonde hair. She is known to frequent the Newcastle area.

Anyone with information about Ms Whitby’s whereabouts should call Raymond Terrace Police Station on (02) 4983 7415, Crime Stoppers  on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.