An elderly woman has gone missing from Bishopbriggs amid freezing temperatures across Scotland.

Police say Helen Maider's family are extremely concerned about the 89-year-old's whereabouts.

Helen, who has issues with her memory, was last seen at the junction of Balmuildy Road and Stirling Drive at 6am this morning.

Met Office forecasts suggest it was around -5.5C when she went missing.

Helen is described as approximately 5ft tall wearing a long dark coat, dark hat possibly beret style and gloves.

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Sergeant Adam Hookway said: “Helen has started to have issues with her memory and her family and police are concerned due to the cold weather.

“Although Helen is 89, she walks everyday covering approximately a mile at a time. We are currently checking local CCTV and carrying out searches to find her.

“I’d urge anyone who has seen Helen, or who has any information on her whereabouts to please contact us as a matter of urgency.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting reference number 0642 of 19 November 2019.