Police have issued an appeal after a Wandsworth woman was reported missing earlier today.

Posting on Twitter, the Wandsworth Police account wrote: "We are urgently trying to locate Joan Higgins.

"Last seen at her home address on Keevil Drive at about 7.20am on the 2nd of July."

The message added that Joan is 54 years old and was wearing a red top, blue jeans and a black durag at the time of her disappearance.

If anyone sees her they have been advised not to approach her.

Instead people are advised to ring 999.