Hailsham woman Tanya Leister has been found safe after going missing yesterday.

The police statement after 8pm last night reads: “Tanya Leister, who had been reported missing from Hailsham on Tuesday afternoon (December 29), has been found safe in Herstmonceux.”

The police helicopter was used to help find her.

She is well known locally and positive messages have appeared on social media overnight.