Missing woman found safe and well

Melanie Westbrook

Melanie Westbrook

Police have thanked the public for their help after a missing woman was found safe and well.

Melanie Westbrook, 41, left her home address in Hindley at around 10pm yesterday, Tuesday, and hadn’t been seen since.

But a member of the public recognised Melanie after spotting a post about her on social media and contacted the police.

GMP Wigan East said: “GMP would like to thank all who assisted in sharing the post regarding Melanie Westbrook.

“The power of social media and the great work by all of you have assisted in ensuring Melanie is safe and well, and soon will be returned to her family.”