Police have called on the resources of the national air support helicopter and HANTSAR(Hampshire Search and Rescue is a voluntary organisation which works alongside the police in searches for vulnerable missing persons in a attempt to find a missing Gosport pensioner.
Joyce Crouthers, 78, is missing from her home in Gosport and Police officers are keen to find her. She was last seen yesterday (Wednesday) at around 4:50pm at her home on Honeysuckle Close and has now been missing for over 24 hours.
She hasn't been seen since and her family are understandably concerned as she hasn't taken her medication with her and she may be confused and may not know where she is.
Joyce is described as:
• 5ft 6ins tall.
• Large build.
• Very short brown hair.
• Likely to be wearing dark clothing and carrying a small dark handbag
A Police helicopter from National Air Support Services has spent the evening combing the wooded areas in and around Gosport and Fareham using a thermal imaging camera. Whilst HANTSAR volunteers have been searching a near by Lee on the Solent golf course.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Hampshire Police on 101