UPDATE: Police Scotland confirmed that Jean Townsley was found safe and well on January 4.

Police are searching for a woman who was last seen in Glasgow.

Jean Townsley from Campbeltown was last seen on Friday, December 31 2021, in the Toryglen area of the city.

She is described as 5'3 in height with long auburn hair. It is unknown what clothing she will be in possession of, although she is known to often wear a long blue padded jacket.

Police officers are asking anyone with information on her whereabouts to come forward.

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Inspector Paul Collins "Jean is well known to the community of Campbeltown, but has not been seen over the weekend. This is out of character for her and concerns are growing.

"She also has links to the Govanhill area of Glasgow and anyone in these or surrounding areas are asked to keep a lookout for her."

If you can assist the search, please call the police on 101 quoting incident number 1160 of January 2, 2022.