Woman and child missing in Dunedin

18:34, Feb 02 2013

Police are concerned for the safety of a woman and a two-year-old girl who went missing from Dunedin last night.

Police said they were looking for a woman named Yvonne Skeet, 47, who was understood to have disappeared with the child last night.

Skeet was described as European, of solid build and approximately 168cm tall. She is believed to be driving a Green Toyota Hilux registration number BZG532.

The child with her was also European, wearing a long pink and purple sweatshirt.

Police believe they may be in the lower South Island area and are asking for anyone with information to contact the Dunedin Central police station.