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Woman missing after leaving home to visit mother

‎Sonya Kerr, 55, was last seen in Livingston at around 9pm on Friday.

Police are seeking information to help trace missing ‎Sonya Kerr (David Cheskin/PA)
Police are seeking information to help trace missing ‎Sonya Kerr (David Cheskin/PA)

Police are appealing for information about a woman who vanished after heading out to visit her mother.

‎Sonya Kerr left her home in Livingston, West Lothian, at around 9pm on Friday but police were contacted when the ‎55-year-old failed to arrive.

She also failed to return to her own address in Onslow Street.

Officers working to trace Ms Kerr said her disappearance is “extremely out of character”.

Anyone with information about where she may be is asked to contact Police Scotland.

It is extremely out of character for Sonya not to go where she was intending or notify family of any changes to her plans. Inspector Jamie Campbell

She is described as being ‎white, 5ft 6in, of medium build, with light blonde hair and blue eyes.

When last seen, she was wearing dark jogging bottoms and a dark anorak.

She was thought to be travelling in her silver BMW X3 with registration number S300 KRR to visit her mother nearby.

Inspector Jamie Campbell, of Livingston police station, said: “It is extremely out of character for Sonya not to go where she was intending or notify family of any changes to her plans.

“As such we are eager to trace her as soon as possible and ensure she is alright.

“Anyone who believes they have seen her since 9pm on Friday evening, or who knows where we can find her, should contact police immediately.

“We’d also urge Sonya to get in touch and let us know she’s safe.

“I would urge the public to report any sightings of the vehicle or keep a lookout for it on their travels.”

Officers can be contacted on the 101 number, quoting incident number 687 of December 22.

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