POLICE are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a missing girl, originally from Tilbury but currently residing in Braintree.
Jessica Pittaway, 16, was last seen heading towards Braintree Railway Station at around 3.30pm on Wednesday, October 1.
It is believed she was planning on heading towards east London, in particular the Chadwell Heath and Romford areas.
Police have concerns for her welfare and ask anyone who sees her or who is in her company to contact them.
Jessica is described as white, 5ft 3ins tall, with shoulder length straight black hair which was tied up in a bun, and blue eyes. She has a lower lip piercing. She is thought to have been wearing black leggings, a black zip-up leather jacket and leopard print deck shoes.
Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact police at Braintree on 101.