Julie was last seen at around 20:00 yesterday evening (Saturday 1st May) in the grounds of St Mary’s Hospital.
Officers have conducted a number of enquiries and are now turning to the public for help in locating Julie.
She is described as white with a pale complexion, around 5ft tall and of a large build with white hair. Julie was last seen wearing black leggings with a yellow t-shirt.
WightSAR have been deployed to assist Hampshire Constabulary in the ongoing search, which is focusing on the immediate area around St Mary’s.
If you see Julie, or think you might have seen her since yesterday evening, phone Police on 101, quoting reference 44210167474.
UPDATE @ 17:25 – The search for missing Julie Vowles continues – more than 21 hours after she was last seen.
Police have deployed a dog unit to the Parkhurst Forest area, whilst WightSAR volunteers search the Albany estate.
UPDATE @ 20:50 – Police have confirmed that Julie has been found safe and well, as of 20:25.
The search has now been stood down.