Police searching for a woman who went missing from Ryde on Tuesday (9) have found a body.

Officers have been looking for 51-year-old Joyce Maryon who was last seen in the town’s Green Street.

Hampshire Constabulary says a woman’s body was found at Blackbridge Brook in Havenstreet yesterday (Sunday).

Formal identification has not yet been carried out but her family have been informed, according to police.

The death is not being treated suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.

Police have thanked Islanders for sharing the appeal.