Police are appealing for help from the public to find a 42-year-old woman missing from her home in Tolleshunt Knights.
Melanie Low was last seen in Parsonage Lane, Danbury at 3.45pm yesterday and officers and her family are concerned for her welfare.
Melanie is described as white, around 5ft 3in tall, slim, with straight mousy blond shoulder length hair. She was last seen to be wearing a white puffa-style jacket, black leggings and silver converse trainers.
Anyone who has any information on her whereabouts is asked to contact police in Chelmsford on 101.