Concern over teenage girl missing since Christmas Day

Have you seen Maria? Credit: Essex Police

A teenage girl from Clacton in Essex has been missing since Christmas Day.

17-year-old Maria Cox was last seen in Blackpool in the company of a 20-year-old man.

Maria, who's from Vista Road in Clacton, is described as white with long dark brown hair which she wears in a ponytail.

Essex Police are working with their counterparts at Lancashire Constabulary to find her.