Police have commenced a search after a woman went missing in the Hunter Valley earlier this week.
23-year-old Kate Delaney was last seen at a party in Howes Valley around 1:45am yesterday morning.
Her family notified police in Sydney when she failed to return home and Hunter Valley officers began a land search.
Ms Delaney is described as being of Caucasian appearance, around 170-175cm tall with a thin build and brown hair.
She was last seen wearing a red sarong and is known to frequent Sydney’s North Shore.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.