Edinburgh pensioner Aline Schofield reported missing after having last been seen in Mayfield Road, Newington

Police request public’s help in finding missing pensioner last seen in the early hours of the morning

Police are growing concerned for the welfare of an 88-year-old woman who has been reported missing.

Pensioner Aline Schofield was last seen at around 4am today near Mayfield Road in Newington, Edinburgh, and residents in the area are now being asked to search their gardens and outbuildings for any sign of her.

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Aline is described as 5ft 2in, with short, dark hair and of slim build. It is believed she may have been wearing a navy jacket, black trousers, red shoes and a black hat at the time she went missing.

Aline Schofield has been reported missing

Police constable Stewart Thomson, of Howdenhall Police Station, said: “Concern is growing for Aline and we are asking locals in Newington to search their garden sheds and outbuildings for any sign of her. We are also requesting that any CCTV or dash-cam footage from the area be examined for anything that could help our enquiries to trace her.”

Anyone with information or who may have seen Aline is asked to call Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference 1028 of October 22.