Missing woman Kathryn Summers has now been found safe and well, North Yorkshire Police have confirmed.
They thanked the media and public for their assistance during the missing persons appeal.
Police searching for missing Nottinghamshire woman Kathryn Summers have today (Friday 22 May 2015) found the 42-year-old’s car near to Whitby Abbey.
Kathryn has not been seen since leaving her parents’ address in Central Avenue, Arnold, on Monday (18 May). It is believed she then travelled to the Whitby area of North Yorkshire.
Officers are growing increasingly concerned for her safety and are urging anyone who has seen Kathryn or has any information regarding her whereabouts to get in touch as soon as possible.
Kathryn is described as around five feet tall with shoulder-length, curly brown hair. She often wears glasses and has quite a pale complexion. She was last seen wearing a purple jacket, black trousers and black walking boots.
Searches and enquiries remain are ongoing in the Whitby area.
If you have information that could assist the missing person enquiry, please call North Yorkshire Police on 101.