POLICE are appealing for information on a woman missing for four days.

Marlyn Gmaj, 69, has not been seen since Friday *JAN10*, when she did not return from a shopping trip at about 9.30am.

She suffers from mental illness and lives at Severalls House, in Boxted Road, Colchester.

Mrs Gmaj is described as white, 5ft 3ins tall, with shoulder length grey hair.

She was last seen wearing grey trousers, a brown roll-neck top, pink jacket and peach shoes.

Essex Police believes she may have travelled into London.

Anyone with information should contact Colchester police station on 101.