Concerns for the welfare of a 13-year-old girl from Basildon are growing after she has been reported missing.

Scarlet Jones, from Pitsea, has not been seen since 6pm on January 31 and Essex Police are appealing to the public to help find her.

She is described as a white girl, with a slim build with long straight, dark blond hair.

Police believe she was last seen wearing black leggings and a black coat with black fur.

Echo: Missing - Scarlet Jones has been missing since 6pm on January 31

Scarlet could be near Moxies Park in Basildon.

Anyone who has seen her or has information about her whereabouts is asked to call 999 quoting incident 891 of January 31.