Search for missing woman uncovers no clues

01:03, Sep 28 2012
Ann Sheridan
BODY FOUND: Ann Sheridan was last heard from on Saturday, September 22.

A large scale search for missing Nelson woman Ann Sheridan has uncovered no clues so far.

Senior Sergeant Grant Andrews said police and a team 32 of volunteers spent today searching areas around Nelson, but were unable to uncover any further clues or signs of the 48-year-old who was reported missing on Monday.

Her car and wallet were found at her home and her bank accounts have not been touched.

This afternoon the the search team were joined by a specialist search dog. So far they had grid searched around Wakapuaka Cemetery and the hills to the Centre of New Zealand, around Miyazu Park and Whakatu Marae, Mr Andrews said.

The areas were identified after extensive interviews with friends and  

The search would continue tomorrow in the Grampians and Maitai River areas.

Police are still appealing to the public for sightings of Miss Sheridan from Saturday and are hopeful of finding her, but there are grave concerns for her welfare.

Anyone with information should contact Nelson police on 03 546 3840.