Concerns have been raised for a missing 47-year-old woman. 

Samantha Kendall was last seen at about 3am on Tuesday in Clacton. 

A spokesman for Essex Police said officers are "concerned for her welfare". 

She has been described as a white woman, around 5ft 6ins tall, with black, short hair. 

Samantha also has tattoos on her face, arms and lower neck. 

She was last seen wearing a blue and white dress. 

Officers are currently looking for Samantha and asking anyone who may have any information to contact 999 quoting incident number 103 of June 27.