Missing teenager could be in Hastings or St Leonards

Tonie Cox
Tonie Cox

A 15-YEAR-OLD girl who went missing from her home in Surrey could be in St Leonards or Hastings according to police.

Surrey Police force is growing concerned for the welfare of Tonie Cox who has been missing from her home in Horley for almost a week.

Tonie was last seen in Horley town centre at around 7pm last Saturday and has not been in touch with family, friends or police despite repeated requests to make contact.

Police are carrying out searches in St Leonards and Hastings where she is known to have friends in this area.

Tonie is described as white, 5ft 10ins tall, with mousy blonde shoulder length hair and was last seen wearing a blue Nike hooded top, blue jeans and a black and white scarf.

She has gone missing previously but has either returned home or made contact with friends or family a short time after leaving.

Police are urging Tonie to make contact with them as soon as possible so they can ensure that she is safe and well.

Officers from Surrey Police’s Missing Persons Unit are carrying out extensive enquiries to try and locate the teenager and are appealing for assistance from members of the public to trace her.

Surrey officers have been working with Sussex Police and Metropolitan Police colleagues to search area in Hounslow in south west London.

Anyone with information can call Surrey Police on 101 quoting reference M/12/1328 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.