UPDATE: Police identify woman who walked into Royal Gwent Hospital

Police have identified the woman who walked into the Royal Gwent Hospital early this morning

Police have identified the woman who walked into the Royal Gwent Hospital early this morning

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UPDATE: 4.24pm

Gwent Police say they have now identified the woman, adding "her ongoing needs are being assessed".

UPDATE: 3.44pm

A spokeswoman for Gwent Police said the woman is currently safe and well in the Royal Gwent Hospital and that they have circulated their appeal to all police forces as well as to the Missing Person Bureau.

She added they have checked the national police computer and database to try and identify the lady.

They have also been in touch with our partner agencies, i.e. health, probation, social services and Women's Aid, and wil be meeting some of them tomorrow.

UPDATE: 2.38pm

GWENT Police have appealed for help in identifying a woman who walked into the Royal Gwent Hospital this morning and who does not know her own name.

The woman, described as being between 60 and 70 years-old, came to the hospital in the early hours of this morning.

She went to the Accident and Emergency Department at the hospital just after midnight although it is not known how she got there. She has no identification documents on her and can't recall any of her personal details.

She is described as being about five feet four inches tall and of large build. She was wearing a denim skirt, purple cardigan and a pink and white striped top. She was carrying a black handbag with a purse and cash inside it but nothing else. She is described as having a west country accent and is believed to be physically fit and healthy.

If anyone has information about her identity they are asked to call Gwent Police on 101 quoting log 10 7/8/14.

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8:28pm Thu 7 Aug 14

displayed says...

If she is confused , du think its a good idea to splash her pic over the argus, after all ts someones wife, aunty, mother in law, sister, wife, widow, friend..............
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If she is confused , du think its a good idea to splash her pic over the argus, after all ts someones wife, aunty, mother in law, sister, wife, widow, friend.............. .................... .... displayed
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11:10pm Thu 7 Aug 14

smokintheweed says...

displayed wrote:
If she is confused , du think its a good idea to splash her pic over the argus, after all ts someones wife, aunty, mother in law, sister, wife, widow, friend..............

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I think the original purpose of the photo was to help identify the lady and return her to her family but that seems to have gone right over your head.
[quote][p][bold]displayed[/bold] wrote: If she is confused , du think its a good idea to splash her pic over the argus, after all ts someones wife, aunty, mother in law, sister, wife, widow, friend.............. .................... ....[/p][/quote]I think the original purpose of the photo was to help identify the lady and return her to her family but that seems to have gone right over your head. smokintheweed
  • Score: 76

7:18am Tue 26 Aug 14

sarahmummy1984 says...

I agree showing the picture could of helped in idendifiying her.hope she os safe and well my thoughts go out to her family
I agree showing the picture could of helped in idendifiying her.hope she os safe and well my thoughts go out to her family sarahmummy1984
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