POLICE are "very concerned" for an 86-year-old woman who went missing from her home overnight.

Officers have fears for the welfare of missing Jill, who was last seen at her home in Shipley near Horsham at around 6.20pm on Thursday.

Jill is 86-year-old is white, with grey hair, wearing dark blue trousers, a light blue top and white shoes.

She is understood to walk with a slight stoop and limp and has a receding hairline.

A spokesman from Sussex Police said: "If you see her call 999 immediately, quoting serial 1225 of 16/09."