A 53-year-old woman has gone missing after last being seen at her home in Irvine this early this morning [Saturday, October 2]

Police are urgently appealing for witnesses as there are growing concerns for her welfare.

Natalie Kelly was last seen at her home on Campsie Way in the town around 1.30 am.

She is believed to have left the address sometime after that time and 8.30 am.

Natalie is described as 5ft 6in tall and of slim build with blonde hair cut in a bob.

It is not currently known what she would be wearing.

Police are now appealing for information that could help trace Natalie Kelly who has been reported missing.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Officers are concerned for her welfare and anyone who believes they may have seen Natalie is asked to get in touch urgently.

"Anyone who can help is asked to call 101, quoting incident 0970 of 2 October."