A public appeal was launched today (May 15) in the search for a vulnerable elderly woman missing from Sutton.

83-year-old Joyce Al-Hussaini was described as "high-risk" and possibly in need of assistance by Croydon Met Police who tweeted the appeal earlier this evening. 

She was reported missing from her home in Sutton, the post confirmed:

"** High Risk Missing Person **

"Mrs Joyce Al-Hussaini who is 83 years old has been reported missing from her home in Sutton.

"She is considered vulnerable and may need assistance.

"If seen please call police on 101 quoting CAD 4729/15May20."