Missing woman Shirley Hankins

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate missing 71-year-old Shirley Hankins.

Shirley left a Fitzroy hospital on Victoria Parade and was last seen at Parliament House in East Melbourne on 5 December at 2.20pm.

It is believed she may be in the Fitzroy or Kew area.

Police have concerns for her welfare due to her age and a medical condition in which she requires medication.

She was last seen wearing a light purple jumper, a leopard print shirt, long black pants and a moon boot on her right leg.

Investigators have released an image of Shirley in the hope that someone may recognise her or have information on her current whereabouts.

Anyone who sees Shirley is urged to contact Boroondara Police Station on 8851 1111.

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