Police are looking for a teenage girl from Hove, who is known to visit Croydon.

Ella Sears, 17 went missing from her home in Hove last Wednesday (April 12).

She is known to have contacts in Brighton, Hove and Croydon.

She is described as white, 5'5", of slim or medium build, and has dark brown shoulder length hair. She was last seen wearing tight black jeans, and carrying a black back-pack.

Brighton and Hove missing person’s co-ordinator Vicky Morris said: “We are obviously concerned for Ella because of her age.

"She's not in any trouble but we do need her, or anyone who has seen her or who may know where she is, to get in touch as soon as possible so that we know she's okay."

Anyone able to help should contact us online, email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101 quoting serial 1207 of 11/4.