POLICE are appealing for information about a 38-year-old woman from Blackburn who has been missing for more than three weeks.

Kate White, who is also known as Lauren White or Lauren Christie, was last seen on Monday 31 March 2014 around 11am near to Old Bank Lane in Blackburn.

Kate is described as white, of slim build with blonde hair. She has an Irish accent and was last seen wearing a grey hoody, black three quarter length trousers and blue trainers.

It is believed that Kate could now be in the Kings Cross area of London.

PC Ashleigh Maxwell said: “We are growing increasingly worried for Kate’s welfare. Kate has been receiving medical treatment and it is a concern that she is no longer receiving this treatment.

“If anybody knows of Kate’s current or recent whereabouts then I would urge them to contact police.”

Anybody with any information can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.