Why was a police helicopter above St Albans today?

A police helicopter. Picture: Herts Police.

A police helicopter. Picture: Herts Police. - Credit: Archant

A police helicopter hung heavy over St Albans market this afternoon.

Customers and traders looked upwards as the helicopter’s crew looked downwards to help search for a missing woman.

The woman has gone missing from St Albans. Herts Police has been asked for more details about her.