A missing woman who is heavily pregnant has returned home safe and well.

A police spokesman for Dorset Police said: "Officers are pleased to update that missing North Dorset woman Sally Hull has returned home.

"She had last been seen leaving an address in Child Okeford near Blandford on foot at around 10.20pm on Sunday and officers, assisted by Dorset Search and Rescue (DorSAR), searched the area throughout the night.

"We would like to thank everyone who shared our appeal."

Officers had earlier appealed for help from the public as they carried out the search.