POLICE are urgently searching for a woman who has not been seen since she left her home yesterday.

Maria Foy was last seen leaving her home address in Crawley around 5pm on Wednesday, April 28, and did not returned home as expected.

The 53-year-old is around 5ft 8 tall, with long, dark and wavy hair.

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It is not known what clothing she is wearing, but she is believed to be travelling on foot.

A spokesman from Sussex Police said: "Anyone who sees her or who has any information as to her whereabouts is asked to call 999 quoting serial 1512 of 28/04."