Frantic officers have launched an ‘urgent’ appeal for help after a 17-year-old girl went missing on Sunday night.
Police said that teenager Chloe Champion last left her home at about 7.50pm to go to a petrol station.
Sussex Police said that she had left her address in Hellingly, East Sussex, and was last seen leaving the petrol station at about 8pm.
Chloe has not returned home since then as was planned and she has not been seen since.
In an appeal Sussex Police went on to release a description of Chloe and asked anybody with any information to contact them.
She is described as white, 4’ 10”, of medium build and with short hair dyed in multi-colour.
When last seen, she was wearing navy jogging bottoms, a navy t-shirt and a grey hooded jumper. She was also wearing white headphones.
Anyone who sees Chloe or who has any information as to her whereabouts can contact police on 999 quoting serial 1464 of 25/04.
You can also call Crimestoppers and give information anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.
Hellingly is a small village in East Sussex that has just 1,820 inhabitants according to the last Census.
It is 1.5 miles north of the small town of Hailsham.
Sussex Police, which is also responsible for policing Gatwick Airport, covers an area of roughly 1.6 million people.
Headquartered in Lewes the police force is also responsible for policing the unitary authority of Brighton and Hove as well as the counties of East Sussex.