THE search is continuing today for 86-year-old Phyllis Milne who has been reported missing from the Quarryhill area in Keith.
Phyllis was spoken to by a family member around 10pm on Friday and reported missing the following day.
She is described as being around 5ft 6in, of medium build and having thick and short grey hair. She wears glasses and when last seen was believed to be wearing a beige jacket with a fur collar.
The police are being assisted by the Coastguard, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Scottish Ambulance Service.
Inspector Neil Campbell said: “Our search yesterday focused around the River Isla north of Keith towards the River Deveron thanks to information we have received from the public.
“I would urge anyone who believes they saw Phyllis and has not spoken to us to come forward. Any information, no matter how small you may think it is can assist us with our enquiries.
“We are grateful to the community for their support and offers of assistance with the searches. Due to the terrain we are searching and the associated risks, as well as the weather conditions, we are continuing the searches with our specialist officers. If public searches are to be arranged, we will of course let the community know."
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident 1062 of January 26.