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Police helicopter joins search for missing hillwalker

Wilma Carlin, 60, was last seen in an Aberfeldy chemist on Tuesday morning.

Missing: The last confirmed sighting of Wilma Carlin.
Missing: The last confirmed sighting of Wilma Carlin. Police Scotland

A police helicopter has joined the search for a 60 year-old woman who has been missing from her Kenmore home for more than 24 hours.

Officers looking for Wilma Carlin have also issued a CCTV still which was captured within Davidsons chemist in Aberfeldy at 10am on Tuesday.

This is the last known sighting of the keen walker.

Police Scotland's Air Support Unit have been carrying out searches of the Aberfeldy and Kenmore areas.

Inspector Jon Anton said: "We are growing increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of Wilma and I would appeal direct to the public to assist us.

"The police helicopter has been assisting today, carrying out searches over the Aberfeldy and Kenmore areas.

'We have today issued an image of Wilma which has been captured on CCTV within Davidsons chemist shop in Aberfeldy, in the hope that someone recognises her or saw her in the area around that time.

"If anyone sees a woman matching the description of Wilma, please get in touch."

Missing: Wilma Carlin is a keen hillwalker.
Missing: Wilma Carlin is a keen hillwalker.

Anton said he is also keen to trace Wilma's car, a silver Citreon DS3 - registration PY15 AYJ - which she may have had with her.

He added: "There is no information at the moment to indicate that Wilma has travelled away her home area, but we cannot rule this out.

"It is possible that the car maybe parked in a rural area or away from main roads.

"If you see the car, please call police on 101."

Wilma is 5ft tall, of slim build with silver hair and wears glasses.

At that time she was captured on CCTV she was wearing a grey gilet, black top, bright blue denim jeans and carrying a red handbag.

Anyone with any information about Wilma's whereabouts are asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident 3019 of October 10.

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