POLICE in the Scottish Borders are asking for the help of the public to trace an 87-year-old woman reported missing in Peebles.

Margaret Moore was last seen around 2pm on Tuesday, September 5, in the Glensax Road area.

She is described as around 5ft, of thin build with white hair.

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When last seen she was wearing a mid-blue long sleeved jumper and a string of pearls. She may have been carrying a backpack with a monkey keyring attached.

Inspector Ian Campbell said: “Margaret walks with a stoop and is not very mobile. She can become disorientated, and concerns are growing for her welfare.

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“We are urging anyone who has seen Margaret or knows where she might be to get in touch immediately as we need to make sure she is safe and well.”

Anyone who can help is asked to call Police Scotland on 101, quoting reference number 3183 of Tuesday, 5 September, 2023.