A WOMAN who went missing from Ashton with police "increasingly concerned" about her welfare has been found.

Greater Manchester Police in a post on Facebook said Ann Potts, aged 76, hadlast seen at her home address on Thrapston Avenue, Ashton, at around 2.15pm yesterday.

A post by police said officers were becoming "increasingly concerned" about Ann but in an update have now said she has been found "safe and well" and thanked people for sharing the earlier message.