Urgent appeal to identify elderly Mansfield woman found collapsed on the street

An elderly woman has been taken to hospital after being found collapsed with a head injury on a Mansfield street.

Thursday, 11th April 2019, 2:38 pm
Updated Thursday, 11th April 2019, 3:29 pm
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The woman was found on Samuel Brunts Way in the early hours of this morning, April 11, and has been taken to hospital.

Nottinghamshire Police are appealing for anyone who knows the woman to come forward in order to identify her and trace family members.

A police spokesman said: "We’re appealing for the public’s help to identify this elderly woman who was found collapsed with a head injury on Samuel Brunts Way, Mansfield, in the early hours of this morning.

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"While we appreciate the image may be upsetting we’re urgently trying to identify her and trace any family members.

"The woman, believed to be aged in her 70s-80s, was found at around 2.40am. She is currently in hospital.

"Our enquiries are ongoing as to how she suffered her injuries.

"Anyone who recognises the woman is asked to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 48 of April 11, 2019."

Neighbourhood wardens are currently making door-to-door enquiries around the nursing court area to find out the circumstances behind the woman's collapse.

Residents in the area say they hope the family is find and that the woman recovers.

A resident who lives nearby and who wished to remain anonymous said: “We don’t know her but what a terrible thing to happen, we hope her family are found and she recovers.”

A passerby added: "Someone must know her, and I hope they find her family."