Police have been searching today for a missing woman in the Helston area.

Officers used a police search dog in the hunt, with members of West Cornwall Search and Rescue Team also getting involved.

They were responding to a report of what has been described as a "high risk missing female," who was believed to be in the Helston area.

After a comprehensive search the woman was found in an area of remote woodland, by the police dog.

She was subsequently returned home safely.

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There have been a number of people reported missing to Devon and Cornwall Police over the last couple of days.

They include 64-year-old Roselynn Hughes, from the Reddenhill Road area of Torquay, who has not been seen for at least four days - something that has been described as "very unusual and out of character," with police saying they are "very concerned for her safety."

Falmouth Packet:

Roselynn Hughes

Her current clothing is not known, but she often wears black, white and grey, and a silver handbag and metal walking cane are missing from her home.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting log number 421 of 25/07/20.

John Johnson, aged 64, from Heathfield in the Newton Abbot area, was last seen yesterday, Friday July 24 at 6pm.

Falmouth Packet:

John Johnson

He was wearing a blue checked shirt and pink shorts with brown loafer shoes.

If you see someone matching his description call 999 and quote log number 1146 24/07/20.

Police are also growing "increasingly concerned" for the welfare of 52-year-old John Coker who has been reported missing from the Bradninch area of Devon.

John Coker was last spoken to on Friday, July 17 and emergency services have been carrying out widespread searches.

Falmouth Packet:

John Coker

Anyone who sees John or knows of his whereabouts is asked to contact police on 999 quoting log 325 22/07/20.

A further missing man, who was last seen in the Tavistock area on Wednesday, has now been found.