POLICE are searching for a Sebastopol woman who went missing on Friday afternoon.

Gwendoline Metcalf, 79, was last seen at her Ash Grove Close address at about 5.30pm.

She is described as five feet four inches tall, of slight build, with short grey/white hair and blue eyes. She was wearing a blue mac, lilac shirt and navy trousers when she went missing and she may be wearing a hat and may have a beige handbag with her. She walks with the aid of sticks.

Officers are currently searching the area and ask anyone with information to call Gwent Police on 101 quoting log number 494 30/5/14.