Police are appealing for help to find 16-year-old Megan Lucas who has been missing from her home in Clacton for a week.
Officers were contacted this morning, Wednesday, April 13, after she had failed to return home when expected.
She is described as white, 5ft 2ins tall, with shoulder length straight blonde hair. She was last seen wearing denim-style blue leggings and a green parka style coat with a furry hood.
Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact police at Clacton on 101.