Robot vacuum cleaner Roomba makes run for it, prompting woman to post ‘Missing’ ad |

A woman named Karen has set social media on fire with a very amusing “missing” advertisement.

The notice – seen taped to a telegraph pole – is asking for help in locating the woman’s missing robot vacuum cleaner.

It appears the Roomba, named “Higgins”, had disappeared while cleaning the house.

“Lost Roomba!” the ad reads.

“My husband left our bungalow door open and our Roomba escaped!

“We followed his cleaning track for 4km down to the beach where we lost his trail.

“Higgins cannot swim! Please help us to bring Higgins back.”

The ad has gone viral on Facebook, with thousands liking and sharing the post.

In an amusing twist, many Aussie mums say they’ve had issues with their robot vacuum cleaners taking off.

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“Found mine down the driveway once,” said one on the Mums Who Clean page.

Added another: “I caught mine in the backyard, she was definitely making a run for it.”

Others found the incident very amusing.

“I can’t believe her name’s Karen!” said one.

Added another: “Can’t stop laughing. Just used ours this morning and thank God it’s safe!”

Said a third: “Ours is called Rodney. He’s lazy and will only work for maybe 10 minutes before he just gives up and calls it a day.

“He ain’t going nowhere!”

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