02/18/2016 04:28 EST | Updated 02/18/2017 00:12 EST

Victoria Police searching for missing woman Ruth Kilgore

Victoria Police are searching for 61-year-old Ruth Kilgore, a Victoria woman who was last seen by her family this morning.

Kilgore is described as:

- Caucasian 

- 5 feet, 8 inches tall, with a medium build

- Short, grey and black hair.

She was last seen wearing a light blue "Wedgewood" jacket, glasses, runners and dark pants, and was carrying a grey purse. 

Kilgore is believed to have been in the Oak Bay area, or near the Galloping Goose trail near Esquimalt, sometime Wednesday.

Police say that going missing is out of character for Kilgore. They are asking for anyone who may have seen her, or have information on her location, to call 911.