Police are calling for the public’s help to locate a missing Ballarat East woman.
51-year-old Samantha was last seen leaving her Eureka Street home at around 7am yesterday, to go for a run in the Canadian State Forest.
She is described as Caucasian, about 173 centimetres tall with a slim build and shoulder length blonde hair.
Samantha was last seen wearing black half-length leggings and a maroon/brown coloured singlet.
Authorities have concerns for Samantha’s welfare, due to the heat and her disappearance being out of character.
Both police and SES will search the forest area behind the Buninyong Golf Club today.
Anyone who sights Samantha is urged to contact Ballarat East police station on (03) 5336 6000.