Family flies to Benidorm to search for missing Northampton relative with dementia

If you see Norah she may be upset and confused and needs reuniting with her family urgently.
If you see Norah she may be upset and confused and needs reuniting with her family urgently.

A Northampton family have flown to Alicante in a desperate bid to search for their relative who went missing one day after her 63rd birthday.

Norah Garret, of the Headlands, went missing at about 5am on Saturday morning (November, 24) from her accommodation, The Gran Hotel Bali, where she was staying for a week with her husband Tony to celebrate her birthday.

Norah was discovered missing in the early hours of Saturday morning, hours after her birthday.

Norah was discovered missing in the early hours of Saturday morning, hours after her birthday.

Norah, nee Bryne, who was diagnosed with young onset dementia earlier this year, may appear to strangers to be confused and upset, her niece Marica Barnard told the Chronicle & Echo.

Marcia landed in Benidorm yesterday in a desperate attempt to find her aunt and has since been putting up posters in the local hospitals, hotels, restaurants and even on the beach front.

Marcia said the family are beside themselves with worry: "She's the eldest sister of a family of 11. She's the first girl born it means everything to find her.

"She has three children and they are all frantic."

Norah was last seen leaving the hotel where she was wearing blue denim jeans and a striped black, beige and blue long-sleeved rugby-style top.

The local police have been informed and Norah's identity has been logged on the national database.

If you see Norah call 34-642 650775 / 34-649- 952 957 or email sosdesaparecidos@sosdesaparecidos.es