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Search continues for missing Strabane woman

Thursday, 11 January 2018

Search continues for missing Strabane woman thumbnailLesley McHugh from Brookvale

POLICE in Strabane have renewed their appeal in the search to locate a missing 69-year-old local woman.

Lesley McHugh from Brookvale, Melmount Road, Strabane, has been missing since Saturday night. She was last spoken to around 11pm that night.

A well known and highly respected woman, Mrs McHugh is a former hairdresser and well-known to many in the area.

Her car, a silver Peugeot 207, was located on Sunday night.

Her daughter, Edel, said the family were immensely grateful for all the help and support they had received from friends and family and wished to extend their sincere thanks to  all the volunteers and agencies involved in the search of the Mourne and the Foyle.

"We have been overwhelmed by the dedication and professionalism of the search teams," she said.

Police continue to search for her and would renew their appeal for Lesley or anyone who knows of her current whereabouts to get in touch with officers in Strabane on telephone number 101, quoting reference number 655 07/01/18.

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