POLICE are searching for missing teeneger froim Purfleet.

Officers from Essex police are on the hunt for Chelsea Slade, 15, after she disappeared today (August 9).

She was last seen at around 2.30pm this afternoon.

Police describe her as around 4ft 2ins tall with shoulder length brown hair and glasses.

She was said to be wearing black leggings, a grey crop top, but could now be wearing a blue top and possibly pink flipflops.

Police also say she is known to sometimes visit the Romford area.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "We're worried about Chelsea, and so are her family, and want to find her to make sure she is okay.

"If you have seen her, or have any information about where she is, please call us on 101."