Police have appealed to the community for assistance after a woman went missing from Kyle Bay earlier today, NSW Police say.
About 3am today 74-year-old Bin Xue left her home in Merriman Street and has not been seen since.
She suffers from a medical condition that requires medication daily.
Mrs Xue is familiar with the Kyle Bay area but does not have any family or friends in the area.
Police from St George Local Area Command have conducted extensive patrols of the surrounding area.
She does not have a mobile phone, Opal card or access to money.
Mrs Xue only speaks Chinese but does have a good understanding of English.
St George Police and her family have grave concerns for her welfare.
Bin Xue is described as being of East Asian appearance, 150cm tall and 45kgs in weight.
When last seen she was wearing a green top with cream coloured leggings and white socks.
She was not wearing any shoes.
Police have urged anyone with information about her whereabouts to come forward immediately.
Police are urging anyone with information relating to retail theft to call Crime Stopers.