A WOMAN who went missing last night after being spotted in the river at Kirkby Lonsdale has now been found.

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

A number of searches were subsequently conducted in the area, with officers assisted by Cumbria Fire and Rescue, Swift Water Rescue and National Police Air Service.

Just after 11am today, it was announced that the woman in question had been located and is safe.

Cumbria Police thanked all those who assisted with the appeal.