UPDATE: Kirsty has now been found safe and well, say West Mercia Police. They have thanked those who shared their appeal

POLICE are searching for a missing woman in Herefordshire.

Officers said they are becoming increasingly concerned as to the whereabouts of Kirsty Waugh.

Kirsty has been missing from her home in Ross-on-Wye since yesterday evening.

She is believed to with her dog in the Ross or Hereford area and is likely to have travelled on foot.

Kirsty is around 5ft 8ins tall, with brown shoulder length hair and of a proportionate build.

If you have any information regarding Kirsty’s whereabouts or if you have seen her, please call 101 immediately.