Nationwide hunt for woman missing from hospital with '˜contagious condition'

Police warned the public not approach a woman who went missing from hospital with a 'contagious condition'.
Cheltenham General HospitalCheltenham General Hospital
Cheltenham General Hospital

UPDATE: Kayleigh McConnon has returned to hospital and officers have spoken to those she had been in contact with and offered advice.

Earlier today police made a nationwide appeal for information about Kayleigh McConnon, 29, who was last seen at Cheltenham General Hospital at around 10pm last night, Tuesday March 13.

A Gloucestershire Police spokeswoman said: “Officers are concerned for her welfare and are appealing for anyone who sees her to not approach her as she has a contagious condition, but to call police.”

Gloucestershire Police subsequently thanked members of the public for their help in sharing the appeal and tracing Ms McConnon.