This is the moment missing Charlotte Birch left St Mary’s Hospital, Newport, on Wednesday afternoon
Although a bit blurry, it gives you an idea of what the 44-year-old was wearing when she left the hospital. In CCTV that has been released by Hampshire Constabulary this afternoon as the search for the missing Shanklin woman continues.
She was wearing a black speckled cardigan, black boots with a fur trim and a pink hospital top and green hospital “scrub-style” trousers.
Police searches are ongoing in various parts of the island.
One of the areas we are focusing on is the cycle path between Newport and Sandown.
Police are appealing for residents with sheds and outbuildings in the areas of Blackwater, Arreton and Merstone, along that path, to look in those, as well as checking behind bins, in gardens and under cars.
Officers are particularly keen for residents in the Merstone Lane and Broadlands Farm area to help with this.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police in on 101, quoting 44190010676 with any information. In an emergency call 999.