A five thousand pound reward has been offered for help in tracing missing Norfolk student Sophie Smith.
21-year-old Sophie disappeared from her home on Avondale Road in Gorleston near Great Yarmouth on Boxing Day.
Today friends organised two searches - one around Britannia Pier - the second at Hopton.
Tonight the five thousand pound reward has been offered by a local businessman for information which will lead to Sophie's safe return.
Police have confirmed that missing Norfolk student Sophie Smith left her family a note confirming her intentions to take her own life.
Norfolk Police are today searching the coastline as part of their hunt for missing Gorleston woman Sophie Smith.
Police investigating the disappearance of a missing student in Norfolk have admitted hopes of finding her alive are "diminishing" .