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Update: Missing woman, Port Douglas

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Police are continuing to search for missing 71-year-old woman Lipping Zhou.

Ms Zhou appears to have left a home on Murphy Street at Port Douglas on the evening of August 9, with the last confirmed sighting of her around 10pm that night.

Since the QPS launched the initial missing person appeal, several members of the public have come forward with information that suggests Ms Zhou may be walking around on her own.

There was an unconfirmed sighting of her at Craven Close in Port Douglas.

Extensive land, water and aerial searches were conducted yesterday, however she was not located.

A search comprising of 30 State Emergency Service volunteers and two land vehicles will begin at first light today.

Concerns are held for her welfare as she has a medical condition.

She is described as being Asian in appearance, of a slim build, around 140 centimetres tall with short black hair.

Anyone that may have seen her is being urged to contact police.

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