CCTV image: Could this be Jean Jellings?

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Police investigating a missing elderly Wetherby woman have released a CCTV image which they believe may show Jean Jellings.

The footage, which was taken from the New Inn Public House at Wetherby, shows a female dressed in dark clothing (in the foreground) around 6.40am on Friday, shortly after Mrs Jellings is believed to have gone missing.

The footage also shows a man in the alleyway adjacent to the car park (in the background) and police are keen to speak to him as a potential witness.

Detective Inspector Mark Swift, from Leeds District CID, said: “The poor quality of the CCTV means we are unable to confirm if the female is Jean Jellings, but we believe it may be given the time, location and the person’s build.

“We’ve released the footage as we are keen to hear from the man, who was in the alleyway next to the car park and could be a vital witness.

“At that time on Friday morning the area will have been quiet and I would ask that man to come forward.

“If you are the woman featured in the CCTV I would also ask you to contact police so this line of enquiry can be exhausted.”

The 84-year-old is described as white, 5ft 4”tall, with grey hair and was last seen at her supported care home in St James Street, Wetherby early on Friday morning.

Extensive searches, including the use of the police helicopter, have been ongoing since Mrs Jellings was reported missing.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Leeds District CID based at Elland Road Police Station via:101 quoting log number: 398 of February 20.