POLICE are appealing for information after a woman was spotted in the river in Kirkby Lonsdale.

Officers received a call shortly before 7.30pm after a woman was seen in the water at Devil’s Bridge.

The woman is described as in her 50s and wearing a red puffa jacket and jeans.

Officers are appealing for anyone who was in the area around this time or who might have seen a woman fitting this description in the area.

Searches are currently being conducted in the area, with officer being assisted by Cumbria Fire and Rescue, Swift Water Rescue and National Police Air Service.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log 194 of the 22nd May 2020.