Officers from the East Area Command Unit are appealing to trace a missing 17-year-old girl from Grays.
Jessica Famuyiwa was last seen at around 12:30hrs on Friday, 15 December in the area of Linton Road in Barking.
Jessica is a light-skinned black female. She is known to visit Grays and Barking; Wembley in Brent, north-west London; Brixton in south London, and Tilbury in Essex.
At the time of his disappearance she was wearing a grey-coloured puffer jacket, stone-coloured skinny jeans, dark trainers and gold earrings with her hair tied up.
Officers are growing increasingly concerned for her wellbeing and would urge anyone with information on his whereabouts to call police on 101 or Missing People on 116000, quoting reference 17MIS054279.