Police find body in search for woman who went missing after leaving Yorkshire supermarket

Police have found a body during their hunt for a woman who went missing after leaving a supermarket in Yorkshire.

Saturday, 5th December 2020, 9:21 am
Police released CCTV footage of Carol in a desperate bid to find her

Carol Dickinson, 60 disappeared on Friday, December 4, after she was seen leaving a Tesco in Edenthorpe, Doncaster.

Concerns were raised and an urgent search was launched after Ms Dickinson left the Tesco store in Thorne Road, at 11.20am.

South Yorkshire Police have confirmed a body was found by officers shortly after midnight on Saturday, December 5.

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Formal identification had not yet taken place this morning but police believe the body is that of Ms Dickinson.

A statement from the force said: "Officers searching for missing woman Carol Dickinson have found a body. While formal identification has not yet taken place, officers believe it to be Carol and her family have been informed.