AN APPEAL has been launched to find a missing Southampton woman.

Joanne Sheen was reported missing on Saturday, February 22.

The 44-year-old is 5 feet 1 inch tall, has long dark brown hair and is of slim build

Her family is reportedly increasingly concerned for her welfare with her disappearance out of character.

A police spokesperson said: " We have been carrying out extensive enquiries since that time to locate Joanne, and we now need the public’s help.

"We are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a woman from Southampton.

"Have you seen Joanne, or know where she might be?

"If you can help, please call 101 and quote incident reference 44200068330."