POLICE have released a new photo of the Halesowen woman who has been missing since yesterday (Sunday).

A police spokesman said: "Concerns were raised for Ruth’s welfare yesterday and desire efforts to trace her she is yet to be found, or heard from since.

"Ruth often frequents the Haden Hill Park area with her German Shepherd but this time she has left home without her dog."

Ruth is described as white, 5ft 5in tall approx, light brown/gingery hair, spikey on top.

She usually wears outdoor trekking clothing, including khaki shorts and a red fleece. She may be carrying a rucksack.

Anyone with information to trace Ruth should call Dudley Police on 101.