Police hunt for woman missing from Lochgilphead

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Police Scotland is seeking the assistance of the public and the media in trying to locate a woman missing from Lochgilphead since Wednesday June 14.

Janet Butterworth, 37, left her home in Duntrune Place, Lochgilphead, in her car, a black Nissan Micra, and travelled to Oban.

Janet visited a friend in Oban and was last seen at the Halfway House filling station near Dunbeg at 10pm on Wednesday evening.

Janet hasn’t been in touch with anyone since then and her family contacted police on Thursday afternoon to report her missing.

Janet is around 5ft 6in in height with a slim build. She has light brown, collar-length hair and a pale complexion. When last seen, Janet was wearing a dark-coloured cardigan and jeans.

Extensive inquiries are under way and officers have located Janet’s car near to the Clachan Bridge, Isle of Seil. Officers are undertaking inquiries in the Argyll area, including checking CCTV footage, for any information.

Inspector Julie McLeish said: ‘Janet has recently been dealing with some personal problems and her family is very worried about her and just want to know she is safe and well.

‘If anyone has seen Janet or has any information regarding her whereabouts, please do contact us.’

Anyone with information is asked to call officers at Lochgilphead police station via 101, quoting incident number 2348 of June 15.