A 17-year-old is missing from Basoildon, prompting a police appeal for the public to help find her.

Casey Dowling Anderson went missing on July 1 from the Tuppins area of Basildon and police are concerned for her welfare.

She is described as 5ft 9ins tall, of large/medium build, and likely to be wearing a blond wig, a pink vest top, pink tracksuit bottoms, slippers and carrying a black bag.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "If you’ve seen her, are with her or have any information about where she is please call 999 quoting incident 1369 of July 1."