UPDATE:Missing woman found 'safe and well'

POLICE say they are 'increasingly concerned' about a woman who went missing more than a week ago. 

Alison Cox, from Banbury, was last seen in Bretch Hill in the town on Wednesday last week. 

The 47-year-old was seen that day at about 6pm, and police say she 'is believed to have travelled from Leamington Spa.' 

She is known to frequent Oxford and Banbury and is described as white, approximately 5ft 5ins tall and of large build, with dark blonde hair. 

She was last seen wearing a black jacket over a white top with pink flowers, burgundy trousers, a grey scarf and black boots. 

Police shared a fresh appeal for information on social media yesterday, on Christmas Day. 

Investigating officer, PC Peter Butt-Gow, based at Banbury police station, said: “We are becoming increasingly concerned for Alison’s welfare and are appealing for the public’s help in locating her. 

“Anyone who believes they may have seen Alison, or who has any information, can contact police on 101, quoting reference number ‘43190398242’.”