Police are appealing for help to find Kaylee Hannon, 13, who is missing from her home in Grays.
Kaylee was last seen at 7.45pm on Monday 28 November and officers believe she may be in the Colchester area.
She is described as white, 5ft 2ins tall, has red or burgundy hair which may be tied in a bun. She has blue eyes and has a pierced lip and nose.
Kaylee was last known to be wearing grey jogging bottoms with an army print on them, navy trainers, a black coat with a fur trim around the hood and she was carrying a black bag.